Methodist University earned its 10th NCAA Division III title in dramatic fashion as se-
nior Josh Schrader holed a putt on the 18th green to edge Guilford College by a stroke.
The Monarchs finished the 72-hole championship at 29-over-par 1177, which was
played over the par-72 Hershey Links and par-71 Hershey Country Club East courses.
Guilford fired a tournament-best, 5-under 283 in the final round to finish at 1178. Hun-
tington College was third at 33-over 1181. Claremont Mudd Scripps sophomore Tain
Lee posted a 7-under 280 to win the individual title by three strokes. La Verne senior
Mitch Fedorka closed with a 67 to take second at 4-under 283.
NCAA Division II Championship
Longbow Golf Club, Mesa, Ariz.
Nova Southeastern put on a dominating display to win the Division II title. The Sharks
fired a final-round, 17-over 301 to complete the 72-hole championship at 44-over-par
1180. Rollins College was runner-up, 40 strokes back at 84-over 1220. Nova South-
eastern led from beginning to end and posted the three best rounds of the champion-
ship, including a tournament-low, 1-over 285 in the second round. Nova Southeastern
junior Sandra Changkija closed at level par to capture the individual title. Changkija
fired a tournament-low 67 in the second round en route to a six-stroke victory over
Newberry sophomore Maria Besio.
NCAA Division III Championship
Mission Inn Golf & Tennis Resort, Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
Methodist University nearly saw its 20-stroke lead evaporate, but regained form on
the back nine to win its 13th NCAA Division III title. The Monarchs rallied to finish the
72-hole championship at 114-over 1282. Gustavus Adolphus posted the low final round
of 24-over 316 to vault past Wisconsin-Eau Claire and finish second at 133-over 1301.
Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Jessica Urban rebounded from a first-round 81 to win
the individual title. Urban posted a 21-over 313, one shot clear of Methodist freshman
Paige Caldwell. Caldwell closed with a pair of 79s to edge St. Mary’s sophomore Nata-
lie Matuszak by a stroke for second place.
All the cool golfers are doing it.
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