The St. Thomas women’s golf team had a record-setting year full of success behind Coach Sara Evens, who
was named conference Coach of the Year. Not only did the Tommies consistently finish in the top 4, but they
also set some school records and made some statements in the conference. The team began with a second-place finish at the CSB Invitational and continued its achievements throughout the remainder of the season.
At the Division III Classic in Lake City, the Tommies shot a two-round total of 608, which is a St. Thomas tournament record low for 36 holes. Later in the season, the Tommies shot a one-round total of 292, which beat the
previous school record by five shots.
The Tommies competed well in other tournaments as well, including the Illinois Wesleyan Invite, where they
placed fourth out of 22 teams. Sophomore Marja Sorenson had the best round out of 111 players on the final
day and tied for 8th place.
Some individual successes also contributed to the young team. Marja Sorenson won the MIAC athlete of the
week award as a sophomore. Senior Rachel Morris and junior Emily Thul were among 15 players named to
the All-MIAC team. Rachel Morris took third out of 50 players in the conference meet, and ranked seventh in
the conference with a scoring average of 79. 17 for 18 rounds. Thul, 2015-16 Player of the Year, tied for 12th at
the conference meet and ranked ninth in the conference. Her scoring average for fall and spring was 79. 33
for 18 rounds.
Overall the St. Thomas women’s golf team performed well this year, and looks forward to continued success
in the seasons to come.
98 Women’s Golf //
CSB Invitational 2nd of 11
Wartburg Fall Invitational 2nd of 14
D3 Classic 1st of 17
College City Challenge 3rd of 12
MIAC Championships 4th of 10
George Fox Invitational 3rd of 6