Kaitlyn Cook’s Record Weekend Leads Historic MU Women’s Golf Performance

Kaitlyn Cook’s Record Weekend Leads Historic MU Women’s Golf Performance

WAUSEON, Ohio – The Manchester University women's golf team compiled a record-breaking performance this weekend at the Defiance College Invitational.

On Saturday, the women's first round score of 326 was the second lowest team score in Manchester history.  The Spartans' followed Saturday's hot performance with a 334 team score on Sunday afternoon, setting a new program record for a two-day team score (660).

The Spartans ended day one of the Defiance College Invite in second place.  MU concluded the weekend in sixth place and led all NCAA Division III teams in the field.

Junior Kaitlyn Cook (Monticello, Ind./Twin Lakes) set a pair of new records this weekend en route to a second-place overall finish in a field of more than 70 golfers. On Saturday, Cook carded a first-round score of 75, the lowest first round score in school history.  Cook fired a 77 in the second round on Sunday and set a new program record for the lowest two-day score (152).

Taylor Erfman (Brookeville, Ind./Franklin County) also had a solid performance this weekend, finishing in 22nd place with a two-day total of 165.  Mary McGuire (Fishers, Ind./Fishers) placed 26th at the Defiance College Invite with a two-day total of 169.

The women will be back in action next weekend, Saturday & Sunday September 14-15 at the Heidelberg Fall Invite.