The Northwestern women’s golf team hosted the Lady Raider Invite on Tuesday and placed fourth out of seven teams. The Red Raiders carded a 347. Dakota Wesleyan won the meet with 318, followed by the University of Sioux Falls (333) and Briar Cliff (342).
Junior Maggie Achterhof tied for second place on the day with a six-over 78 (38/40), just four shots behind the winner. This was Achterhof’s fourth second-place finish and sixth top-ten finish of the year. Senior Rachelle Pedersen shot an 89 (46/43) to place 19th. Senior Anne Eberline (42/48) and Sara Horn (46/44) both shot 90 to tie for 20th. Sophomore Andria Hinz shot 47 and 44 for an overall score of 91, while Kayla Johnson also shot a 91 with 45 and 46. The duo tied for 25th place. Freshman Caitlyn DeCock shot 50 both rounds for a score of 100 and tied for 36th, while freshman Leigh Van Hove placed 41st with 106 (54-52).
The Raiders will travel to Sioux Falls, S.D., for the USF Invite on Wednesday, April 28, and will finish the GPAC tournament with the fourth round on Thursday, May 6, in Sioux City.