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.”
Garrison Finishes Top-20 as Clover Cup Concludes
The junior placed among a tie for 16th place as the Gophers ended the tournament in eighth place.
Gophers Remain Eighth After Second Round
The Minnesota women’s golf team maintained its hold on eighth place following the second round of the Clover Cup at the Longbow Golf Club on Saturday.
Gophers Open At Clover Cup
The Minnesota women’s golf team posted the eighth-best team score of the day, opening play at the Clover Cup on Friday at the Longbow Golf Club.