Elizabeth Thies, a freshman from Green Isle, Minn., scored the first hole-in-one in the history of Morningside’s women’s golf program during Tuesday’s Nebraska Wesleyan Pink Classic at Pioneers Golf Course in Lincoln, Neb.
Thies aced the 120-yard par three 16th hole with a nine-iron.
She finished her round with a 92.
Morningside carded a score of 348 as a team to finish in fourth place, just eight shots out of second place behind Peru State’s 340 and six shots out of third behind a 342 by host Nebraska Wesleyan. Iowa Western Community College was a runaway winner with a 319.
Mikaela Livengood was the Mustangs’ individual leader with an 85 to finish in a tie for 11th place in the individual standings. The Mustangs completed their team score with an 87 from Myla Brown and 88s from Alexandria Mankle and Cheyanne Becker.
The Mustangs will compete in GPAC Qualifier #1 on Wednesday at Sioux City’s Two Rivers Golf Course.