July 17, 2014
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ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (Gophersports.com) – University of Minnesota incoming freshman Heather Ciskowski claimed her first American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) title on Thursday at the 2014 AJGA Midwest Junior Players Championship at Mistwood Golf Club.
The Barrington, Ill., native carded a three-day total of nine-over-par 225 to capture the title including a one-under-par 71 in Thursday’s final round to come from behind for the win. Ciskowski shot her best round of the tournament on Thursday to overtake a five-way tie for first through two rounds. The incoming Gophers freshman opened with an 81 on Tuesday and improved with a 73 on Wednesday.
“I knew I had to start out really well to give myself a chance today,” Ciskowski said. “Throughout the round I just stayed focused, and it just got a little easier as the day went on. It’s nice to end on a win because I’ve had a great run and I’m excited to begin my college career.”
Gophers Finish 15th at Furman
The Gophers finished tied for 15th on Sunday as the Lady Paladin Invitational drew to a close.
Gophers Move Up After Second Round at Furman
After 36 holes of play at the Lady Paladin Invitational, the Minnesota women’s golf team sits tied for 17th.
Gophers Open Play at Lady Paladin
The Gophers finished the first round of their second tournament of the season on Friday in South Carolina.