The IUPUI men’s and women’s golf teams wrapped up their seasons in Florida this week. While the men’s team came short of a comeback and finished third, the women finished strong and took home the Horizon League championship.
The Lady Jags staved off a comeback from Oakland University. Their three-day total of 937 was enough to outlast the Golden Grizzlies’ score of 942. IUPUI entered the final day with a 16 stroke lead. They were lead by Marion Debove, who finished tied for third overall, and Aneta Abrahamova, the Horizon League Player of the Year, finished fifth overall.
The conference championship is the first in program history for women’s golf. With the win, they will compete in the Madison, Wisc. regional of the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Tournament. Play begins May 7.
As for the men, their 911 effort fell short of Oakland (907) and Cleveland State (889) and earned them third in the tournament. The Jaguars were lead by Nick Bienz, who posted a three-day score of 221 and finished fourth overall. Austin Crowder finished tied for ninth overall with a total score of 227.
Debove and Abrahamova were named to the All-Tournament team. Abrahamova and freshman Amelie Svejda were named First Team All-Horizon League. Nick Bienz was a second team All-Horizon League selection for the men.