Purple Eagles soaring high on the golf course

By Nastassja Posso

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – Both Women’s and Men’s Golf have been showing excellence on the golf course as of late.

Senior Sarah Godfrey became the first player in Women’s Golf program history to win an individual title at an event when she won the Vanessa Picciotto Perrine Intercollegiate in a sudden death playoff hole on Oct. 29. Fellow Purple Eagle Susanne Leonne was one of Godfey’s competitors in the sudden death playoff hole, as she also finished tied for first in the event. This is after the program also made history by hosting the inaugural Niagara Purple Eagles Women’s Invite at Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston, N.Y, where they placed second.

On the Men’s Golf team, sophmores Lincoln Cizek and Tyler Edholm on the team have stepped in this season and represented their team well by playing well individually. ). The two both shot 77 (+7) at the Metropolitan Intercollegiate Championship, which helped the Purple Eagles finish sixth out of 16 teams. At the Matthews Auto Collegiate Invite, on Oct. 6., Edholm led the Purple Eagles shooting just one over par (73). This score placed him in a tie for fifteenth place. Cizek tied for 26th place with Ryan Sabo and they both carded a 75 (+3).

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