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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
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.
Gophers Travel to Furman
The women's golf team heads to Furman University for the three-day Lady Paladin Invitational.