Ellia Soydara shot an M State women’s school record with a 73 and earned women’s medalist honors with a 2-day total of 156 (83-73) at the Region XIII National Qualifier held at Victor Links Golf Course in Blaine. With her performance, Soydara has qualified for the NJCAA Division III National Championship in June in Chautauqua, New York.
In addition, the M State men’s golf team won the Region XIII National Qualifier with a two day total of 641 (326-315) over runner-up Southwest Tech from Fennimore, Wisconsin with a 676 (330-346). This win qualifies the Spartans for the NJCAA Division III National Championship. It is the 12th consecutive year the Spartans have qualified, the longest running streak in Division III golf. Mikey Vall was the medalist with a two day total of 152 (78-74). His 74 on day two was the lowest round of the tournament.