UNI women finish third, men place seventh in Omaha meet


On April 12 and 13, the UNI men’s and women’s golf team traveled to Omaha, Neb. for the Stampede At The Creek golf meet hosted by the University of Nebraska-Omaha. The UNI women placed third in the tournament, with South Dakota State taking first place and South Dakota taking second, while the host school, Nebraska-Omaha, was the last place finishing team.

The top score was South Dakota State with a score of +65 and the last place team at +135 over par.  The top golfers for UNI’s women’s golf team were Emily Snelling who shot a +4, Sydney Eaton shooting a +7, and Hailey Bermel shooting a +10 to round out the top three. 

On the men’s side there were nine teams competing in total as opposed to seven for the women. The top teams at the end of Tuesday were North Dakota State winning shooting +28, South Dakota State in second shooting +34, and SIU Edwardsville shooting +37 taking third place. 

The Panther men finished seventh in the tournament shooting +62.  The top three golfers for UNI were Alex Pries shooting +3, Carter Stochl also shooting +3, and Jack Moody rounding out the top three shooting +6 for the Panthers along with Griffin Parker also shooting +6 on the day.   

The men’s golf team will next play at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament from April 27 and 28, while the women will next play at the MVC starting this Monday, April 18-20.