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Women’s golf sets school record, moves up in the World Golf Poll rankings

<men’s golf team beat the 36-hole Carleton scoring record at 673 while finished third at the Minnesota Women’s Collegiate Golf Association’s State Championship this past weekend.

The results from the weekend pushed the Knights up to 17th in the most recent World Golf Poll. This is the fourth time the Knights have appeared in the poll and highest ranking they have ever achieved in school history. In addition to the Knights, MIAC powerhouses the University of St. Thomas and Gustavus are second and third in the nation, respectively. The Knights should be moving up in the polls soon with a strong 3rd place performance at the MWCGA State Championships, which didn’t factor into their current ranking. During the State Championships, Knights standouts Katrina Wood ’09 band Laura Knutson ’11 tied for sixth place going 15-over par 159. Coach Eric Sieger was named coach of the year at the event. The Knights will finished off their season at the BluGold Spring Invitational this weekend in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

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