Women's Golf Places Third at OAC Championship; Snode Tied For 11th Overall

(CHESTERLAND, OH)--Mount Union posted a team score of 375-368=743 to finish in third place at the 2010 Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Golf Championship at Fowlers Mill Golf Course in Chesterland, Ohio.

Otterbein defended its title and advanced to the NCAA Championships with a two-day total of 668 (337-331).  Ohio Northern was second with a 685 (346-339).

Mount Union had its highest finish in the championship since a 2nd place finish seven years ago (2003).

Kelsey Tosca of Otterbein won medalist honors with a 162 (83-79).

Mount Union was led by sophomore Mary Snode (Alliance/Marlington) who carded a 175 (90-85) to finish in 11th place.

Junior Erica Swanger (Shelby/Shelby) matched her best round of the year with a 92 on Sunday to finish with a 186 (94-92).

Junior Meghan McInnes (Massillon/Massillon Jackson) was next with a 190 (97-93) followed by
sophomore Megan Zenobi (Novelty/West Geagua) with a 192 (94-98) while freshman Alyssa King (Twinsburg/Twinsburg) with a 101-103=204 rounded out the rest of the scores for Mount Union.

2010 OAC Championship
Fowlers Mill G.C. (Chesterland, OH)

Team Scores
1. Otterbein 337-331=668, 2. Ohio Northern 346-339=685, 3. Mount Union 375-368=743, 4. Heidelberg 376-383=759 and John Carroll 382-377=759, 6. Baldwin-Wallace 386-380=766, 7. Wilmington 399-384=783, 8. Capital 419-421=840, 9. Muskingum 426-420=846.

Top 5 Individuals
1. Kelsey Tosca (Ott) 83-79--162, t2. Emily Gedert 88-79--167, t2. Kelly Butler (Ott.) Butler 82-85--167, t4. Mindy Russell (ONU) 85-85--170, t4. Catherine Brunoehler (Ott) 83-87--170

Mount Union
Mary Snode 90-85=175, Erica Swanger 94-92=186, Meghan McInnes 97-93=190, Megan Zenobi 94-98=192, Alyssa King 101-103=204.