Experience to guide way for Warriors
Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:11 PM
Talent will rule the course for the South Winn girls golf team in 2014.
Returning letter winners for the Warriors are, from left - Caitlin Holien, Megan Elsbernd, Megan Bushman, Megan Hageman. (Photo by Jennifer bissell)
The Warriors return four varsity starters to a squad with eight seniors.
They will be coached by Paul Jungblut and Doug Schweinefus, who are in their second year co-coaching the women.
Looking back at 2013
Last season the Warriors returned six athletes with varsity time – Caitlin Holien, Megan Elsbernd, Megan Bushman, Megan Hageman, Miranda Fisher and Eleanor Lofte.
Those six combined to compose the varsity line-up for much of the season.
At the Upper Iowa Conference meet, the Warriors faced a tough field. In the end, they placed fourth overall with a 427, finishing just two strokes out of third. Two Warriors earned all-UIC honors. Hageman finished eighth overall with a 102 while Holien was 13th with a 106. It was the second year in a row the duo earned all-conference. Other scores were Bushman, 107; M. Elsbernd, 112; Lofte, 112; Fisher, 114.
It was a big day on the greens for the Warriors at the regional meet in Fayette. Ranked No. 7 in Class 2A heading into the event, South Winn finished second by carving out 414 strokes. Individually, Bushman advanced by finishing fifth overall with a 97.
The season came to an end for the Warriors at the regional finale as they shot a 421 to take fourth overall. Bushman and M. Elsbernd led the way by firing 100.
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