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Both Gophers teams finish 11th in Big Ten

Senior Jon Dutoit drives the ball at the Windsong Golf Club on Sept. 13, 2015.

Jack White

April 25, 2016

The Gophers women’s golf team finished 11th in the Big Ten tournament over the weekend after taking seventh last year.     The team shot an 878 in the tournament, and its best score was a 287 in the second round.     “We didn’t play that great,” head coach Michele Redman said. “I think there was some, in my o...

Ciskowski’s form work pays off

Gophers sophomore Heather Ciskowski tees off at the Minikahda Club during the Minnesota Invitational on Sept. 15, 2015.

Jack White

April 21, 2016

The Gophers needed young golfers to step up after two of their top players graduated last year.      Sophomore Heather Ciskowski filled that void.      Her average score this year is 74, compared to a 79.93 last season.      Her average round score is tied...

Gophers earn season-high finish

Jack White

April 6, 2016

The Gophers earned their best finish of the spring season at the Silverado Showdown, placing sixth out of 18 teams. The team shot an 893 overall in Napa, Calif.     “We still have things to work on, but I’m very proud of the way the girls played and are continuing to impro...

Arnorsson earns record score

Sophomore Rúnar Arnórsson plays at the Windsong Golf Club during the Gopher Invitational on Sept. 13, 2015.

Jack White

March 23, 2016

The Gophers earned their highest finish of the season thanks to Runar Arnorsson’s record-breaking round.     The sophomore shot a 62 in the first round of the Barona Collegiate Cup in Lakeside, Calif., the best score in a round by a golfer in Minnesota’s history. Arnorsson fini...

Garrison discovers better swing in sophomore year

Jack White

February 25, 2016

The Minnesota women’s golf team has no seniors this season, but sophomore Sabrine Garrison has distinguished herself within the inexperienced group.     Garrison’s average score of 73.33 per round is tied for the second lowest on the team. She also set a school record for lowest 54-...

Gophers 13th in return to course

Gophers third year Emie Peronnin putts at the Minikahda Club during the Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015.

Jack White

February 10, 2016

The Gophers women’s golf team hit the course for the first time since late October and finished 13th out of 18 teams at the University of Central Florida Challenge, which concluded Tuesday.     Minnesota had a three-day team total of 910, which was 25 strokes off of first.     The team was led by junior Emie Peronnin, ...

Minnesota finishes 13th in Las Vegas tournament

Gophers third year Emie Peronnin putts at the Minikahda Club during the Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Jack White

October 28, 2015

In their last tournament of the fall, the Minnesota women’s golf team scored an 851 and finished in 13th place at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, which wrapped up on Tuesday.   The Gophers score was 31 strokes lower than the team’s next lowest score of the season and set a progr...

Women take 13th at Windy City

Jack White

October 7, 2015

The women’s golf team finished in 13th place at the Windy City Collegiate Classic in Wilmette, Ill., on Tuesday, with a team score of 891.    The team finished behind three Big Ten opponents in Northwestern, Purdue and Ohio State, but was ahead of Wisconsin.   “I thi...

Kuenster improves in second year

Gophers second year Celia Kuenster lines up her shot at the Minikahda Club during the Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday, September 15.

Jack White

October 5, 2015

Celia Kuenster was the prize of the Gophers recruiting class in 2014. Even though Kuenster was a local golfer out of Cretin-Derham Hall, head coach Michele Redman said they recruited her even outside of the state.   “We recruited her very hard for two years,” Redman said. “We pre...

Women finish Mercedes-Benz Invitational in 8th

Gophers second year Heather Ciskowski tees off at the Minikahda Club during the Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday, September 15.

Jack White

September 23, 2015

Highlighted by the performances of Celia Kuenster and Heather Ciskowski, the Minnesota Women’s golf team finished in eighth place overall at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships.   Ciskowski and Kuenster both tied for 18th place individually at the tournament. The Gophers finished with ...