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Aug 1, 2012
University of Minnesota senior-to-be Jackie Shepherd defeated Cassie Deeg of Golden Eagle Golf Club 2-and-1 Aug. 1 in the championship of the 17th Minnesota Women’s State Match Play Championship at Mankato Golf Club.
The Delafield, Wis. native posted a pair of victories on Tuesday, playing a total of 38 holes in the process. She needed 19 holes to defeat McKenzie Neisen of New Prague Golf Club, 1-up, in the quarterfinal match and 19 holes to defeat Sarah Burnham of Rush Creek Golf Club in the semis.
Shepherd, a 2012 National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar, finished her junior campaign with a stroke average of 76.36, the second-lowest on the team and the eighth-lowest single-season effort in program history.
She will enter her senior season with a career stroke average of 77.62, currently the third-lowest in program history
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.