Women’s golf takes 7th and men’s take 15th in the Golfweek NAIA Spring Invite


Osama Ayyad

Cameron Condara, freshman Wolf Pack golf team member, hits a bunker shot January 24, 2017, at the Audubon Park New Orleans, Louisiana, for practice. Drew Goff, golf team head coach, said he had a talented team to work with, and he looks forward to helping them fulfilling their potential. Photo credit: Osama Ayyad

Andres Fuentes

The Loyola women’s and men’s teams competed in a stacked and highly competitive Golfweek NAIA Spring Invite, finishing seventh and fifteenth respectively.

At Las Colinas Golf Course, the Loyola squads faced intense competition. The (RV) women’s team competed against seven teams placed in the NAIA Coaches’ 25 Poll, including the No. 2 Keiser and No. 1 SCAD Savannah. The men went up against nine ranked teams and one team ranked in the Coaches’ 25 Poll.

The women finished with a score of 658, beating SCAD Savannah by 12 strokes. Daria Delfino tied for 15th and Julchen Narwark tied for 19th.

Philip Nijoka lead the men’s team, tied for 15th. The team finished with a score of 959.