Nelson leads Mustangs during 2013-14 women's golf campaign
Kelsey Nelson, a senior from Rockford, Ill., led Morningside College with a scoring average of 87.6 strokes per 18 holes in 14 competitive rounds during the 2013-14 women’s golf season.
Nelson was the Mustangs’ leader in both the fall and spring seasons with an 86.9 average in the fall and an 88.3 average in the spring. She also had the Mustangs’ top individual score both seasons with an 81 at Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Qualifier #1 in the fall and an 80 at GPAC Qualifier #4 in the spring. She was the Mustangs’ top individual finisher in the combined scoring from the four GPAC Qualifier tourneys with a four-round total of 348 to finish in 13th place.
Jeicy Rivas Plata, a junior from Kissimmee, Fla., also finished the year with a scoring average in the 80’s with a 90.1 average in the fall and an 89.3 in the spring for a combined average of 89.9.
Cameron Oakley, a senior from Sioux City, had a scoring average of 88.0 during the Mustangs’ fall campaign.
Callie Anderson, a junior from Sioux City, had one of the Mustangs’ top individual accomplishments of the season when she carded an 83 at the Morningside Invitational on Sept. 6 at Whispering Creek Golf Club to top a 78-player field for individual medalist honors.
The Mustangs also won the team championship at the Morningside Invitational with a team score of 359 to reign over a 10-team field. Morningside finished third in the final 11-team GPAC standings with a team score of 1,419 strokes at the four GPAC Qualifier tourneys.