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UWS men's, CSS women's golf repeat as conference champions

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Updated: May 01, 2021 11:54 PM
Created: May 01, 2021 11:51 PM

On Saturday the College of St. Scholastica (CSS) women's golf team clinched their fifth straight Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) title, while the University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) men earned their third straight UMAC title to advance to the national tournament.

The match was held in Becker, Minnesota. 

CSS golfed to the lowest score in the UMAC's NCAA era with a three-day total of 1035 (+171).

Saints Olivia Wright, Hannah Johnson and Anna Lindemann took the top three individual spots, with Wright being named the UMAC low-medalist finishing at 251 (+31).

The University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) took third place at 1171 (+307) and Northland College took fifth place at 1196 (+332).

CSS will now prepare for the NCAA Championships in Lansing, Michigan at Forest Acres Golf Club May 11-14. 

On the men's side, UWS captured their third straight title finishing at 912 (+48). 

It's the second lowest score in the UMAC championship.

Yellowjacket Ryan Peterson earned the UMAC low-medal finishing at 211 (-5). UWS' Joey Cummings and Sam Albrecht were top five finishers. 

The CSS men finished fifth at 998 (+134) and Northland College finished ninth at 1077 (+213). 

Next UWS advance to the NCAA Championships at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center in Wheeling, West Virginia May 11-14. 

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