The Oles' Vanessa Kleckner swings out of the bunker in Saturday's first round of the Division III Midwest Classic.

Women's golf fourth at Division III Midwest Classic

Mike Ludwig
September 18, 2011

LAKE CITY, Minn. - The St. Olaf women's golf team had four in the top 25, including Molly Erickson's fifth place finish, on the way to a fourth place showing as a team at the Division III Midwest Classic at the The Jewel.

Erickson fired a 77 on the final day to complete a two-day 157 (80-77), which is two off of a career best and ranks fourth all-time at St. Olaf for a 36-hole event.

Molly Knutson and Linde Sundell were next best for the Oles, shooting 164 (81-83) and 166 (85-81) over the two days.

Vanessa Kleckner shot an 81 on Sunday to finish 24th overall.

St. Olaf competes next in the Carleton Fall Invitational at Northfield Golf Club on Saturday and Sunday.

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