2007-08 Archive

Friday, May 23, 2008

"Schumacher Has Best Round (82)/Finishes Tied for 68th"

(San Diego, CA) Walsh University's Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) scored her best round of the tournament, shooting 82, at the final round of the 14th Annual NAIA Women's Golf National Championships in San Diego, California. Schumacher tied for 68th, after carding two birdies (9th, 15th) and five pars. She finished with a 72-hole total of 341.

Schumacher scoring: http://www.golfstatresults.com//public/leaderboards/player/static/pdetail40506_1232.html#


Thursday, May 22, 2008

"Schumacher Shoots 85, Tied for 83rd/Named to the NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete Team"

(San Diego, CA) Walsh University's Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) shot an 85 in the third round of the 14th Annual NAIA Women's Golf National Championships in San Diego, California. Schumacher is plus 43, at 259 through three rounds and is tied for the 83rd spot. She recorded five pars,and birdied hole number 14 for the second straight day to go along with 11 bogeys. The fourth and final round is tomorrow.

Schumacher was also one of 94 athletes named to the NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete Team. Athletes must be a junior academically and carry atleast a 3.50 grade point average on a 4.00 scale.

Schumacher scoring: http://www.golfstatresults.com//public/leaderboards/player/static/pdetail40506_1232.html#


Wednesday, May 21, 2008

"Schumacher Strong with 83 in Second Round"

(San Diego, CA) Walsh University's Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) settled down and shot an 83 at the second round of the 14th Annual NAIA Women's Golf National Championships in San Diego, California. Schumacher is 30-over par at 174 through the first two rounds. Tammy recorded five pars,and birdied number 14, to go along with 11 bogeys. She was 11 over par today.

The 72-hole tournament continues tomorrow.


Tuesday, May 20, 2008

"Schumacher Suffers Tough First Round"

(San Diego, CA) Walsh University's Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) shot an opening round 91 at the 14th Annual NAIA Women's Golf National Championships in San Diego, California. Schumacher carded seven pars, but struggled with five bogeys and six double bogeys and is 19 over par. She will tee of at 11:20 am (EST) on Wednesday at Lake San Marcos Country Club.


Monday, May 19, 2008

"Schumacher Tees Off at 12:50 on Tuesday"

(San Diego, CA) Walsh University's Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) will tee-off at 12:50 pm tomorrow at the 14th Annual NAIA Women's Golf National Championships in San Diego, California. Schumacher qualified after finishing as tournament medalist at the American Mideast Conference/Region IX Championships on May 6. The championships are being held at the Lake San Marcos Country Club.

This is Schumacher's first trip to Nationals. She will be playing with Malone's Laurie Grubb as part of her threesome. Tammy carded a 78 in a practice round earlier today.

Live scoring will be available tomorrow. http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/index.cfm?tournament_id=1232


Tuesday, May 13, 2008

"Schumacher Ready for Nationals"

After finishing as medalist at the AMC/NAIA Region IX Championships on May 6, Walsh University's Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) is ready for her trek to San Diego, California on May 20-23 to compete at the 14th Annual NAIA Golf National Championships. The championships will be held at the Lake San Marcos Country Club. This is Schumacher's first trip to Nationals.

Schumacher fired an 81 in the opening round of the regional championships, and followed with an 84 in the final round to capture medalist honors for the fifth time this season. Tammy twice fired 78's and will take an 84.8 average to San Diego.


Tuesday, May 6, 2008

"Schumacher Qualifies for Nationals as AMC/NAIA Region IX Medalist, Walsh Takes Fifth "

Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) will head to San Diego, California on May 20-23 to compete in the NAIA National Championships. Schumacher shot a two-day total of 165 (81-84) to capture medalist honors at the American Mideast Conference/NAIA Region IX Championships at Sanctuary Golf Course. She was also named First Team All-AMC and was selected as an AMC Scholar Athlete. Walsh finished fifth overall, with Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) shooting a 187, Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) 207, and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, OH/Firestone) 216.

Overall team scoring was as follows: 1. Malone (369-351=720), 2. Urbana (372-370=742), 3. Ohio Dominican (380-364=744), 4. Ursuline (378-389=767), 5. Walsh (383-392=775), 6. University of Northwestern Ohio (428-400=828) and 7. Notre Dame (547-550=1097).


Monday, May 5, 2008

"Cavs in Fifth Place Heading into Second Round of NAIA Region IX Championships"

Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) shot an 81 to lead all players in the first round of the two-day NAIA Regional Championships at Sanctuary Golf Course. Also for Walsh, Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) shot a 92, Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) shot a 104, and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, OH/Firestone) a 106.

Overall first round team scoring was as follows: Malone (369), Urbana (372), Ursuline (378), Ohio Dominican (380), Walsh (383), University of Northwestern Ohio (428) and Notre Dame (547). Second round action begins tomorrow at 9:00 at Sanctuary Golf Course.


2004-05 American Mideast Conference - NAIA Region IX Champions

Monday, April 28, 2008

"Cavs Win Invitational/Schumacher Medalist"

Walsh (19-37) captured the two-team Walsh Spring Invitational at Sanctuary Golf Course today. The Cavs carded a 384, defeating Ursuline College (398) by 14 strokes. Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) fired an 81 to capture medalist honors. Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) finished second with an 89. Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) shot a 99 and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, OH/Firestone) 115.

Next Monday, Walsh will host the American Mideast Conference/NAIA Region IX Championships at Sanctuary Golf Course.


Tuesday, April 15, 2008

"Cavs 8th at Wittenberg, Schumacher Ties for 7th"

Walsh (18-37) finished eight at the Wittenberg University Invitational today. Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) finished tied for seventh and led Walsh with an 88 (40-48). Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) tied for 19th with a 93 (45-48), Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) placed 52nd with a 107 (57-50) and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, Firestone) finished tied for 56th with a 110 (50-60).

Overall team results were as follows: Otterbein (329, 1st), Malone (358, 2nd), Ohio Northern "A" Team (363, 3rd), Ohio Northern "B" Team (371, 4th), Wittenberg (373, 5th), Ohio Dominican (384, 6th), Urbana (390, 7th), Baldwin Wallace (392, 8th), Walsh (398, 9th), Denison (403, 10th), Wilmington (411, 11th), Muskingum (433, 12th), Capital (441, 13th), Miami (OH) (456, 14th), and Central State (729, 15th).


Saturday, April 12, 2008

"Cavs at USF Invitational"

Walsh completed just one round (18 holes) at the University of St. Francis due to inclement weather. Five of the 12 teams at St. Francis was unable to finish. Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) led Walsh with an 85. Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) and Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) shot 105 and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, Firestone) 112.


Wednesday, April 9, 2008

"Cavs Take 2nd at Mount Union College Spring Invitational"

The Walsh women (13-23) placed second out of five teams at the Mount Union College Spring Invitational. Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) once again paced the Cavs, shooting an 83, good for third overall and all tournament team honors. Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) was second for the Cavaliers, shooting a 90. Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, Firestone) posted a career best 94, followed by Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) with a score of 101.

Overall team results for the Invitational include a first place finish by Ohio Northern University (334), followed by Walsh University (2nd, 368), Denison University (3rd, 392), Mount Union College (4th, 403), and Muskingum College (5th, 409).


Sunday, April 6, 2008

"Cavs Do Not Score in Ashland Invitational"

Walsh (10-13) did not post a team score in the Ashland University Invitational due to an unfinished opening round by one of the participants. Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) paced the Cavs, with a two day total of 183 (91-92). Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) had a two-day total of 204 (106-98), followed by Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) shooting a 210 (102-108). Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, Firestone) did not finish on Saturday and shot 120 on Sunday.

Overall team results for the Invitational include a first place finish by the University of Dayton, posting a score of 652, followed by Ashland University (2nd, 669), Allegheny College (3rd, 684), Lewis University (4th, 685), University of Findlay (5th, 693), Gannon University (6th, 695), Northwood University of Michigan (7th, 703), Mercyhurst College (8th, 749), and Tiffin University (9th, 781). Next on the Cavalier schedule is the Mount Union College Invitational at Tannenhauf on Wednesday, April 9.


Thursday, March 27, 2008

"Cavs at Mt. Union Postponed"

This weekends 36-hole, two-day tournament at Mount Union College has been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, April 9 at 10 am.


Thursday, March 20, 2008

"Former Stars, Current Team, Incoming Recruits Meet'

In ihs first year as head coach Kevin Longanecker is building for the future in his efforts as Walsh's third golf coach. Recently, the current team welcomed recruits for 2008-09, plus former letter winners in a get together on campus. Walsh's three, four-year award winners, Christine Haver, Andrea Ferriell and Christina Trbovich all addressed the group, in the gathering held in Walsh's Founder Room in the David Center on February 23.

Current team members included captain Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS), Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) 118 (14th) and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, Firestone). 2008-09 recruits present included Katy Collins (Ursuline HS), Jera Dougherty (Louisville HS), Amanda Hutchinson (GlenOak HS), Abigail Kimar (Jackson HS), Courtney Klemens (Mentor HS), Nicole Kulasa (Amherst Steele HS) and Kim Smith (Hunterdon Central Regional HS).

Walsh opens the spring season, weather permiting, this weekend at Mount Union College.


Wednesday, March 5, 2008

"Cavs Sign Katy Collins From Ursuline HS"

Walsh University Women's Golf Coach Kevin Longanecker has announced the signing of Katy Collins (Youngstown, OH/Ursuline HS) to a NAIA Letter of Intent to continue her education at Walsh and play intercollegiate golf for the Cavaliers.

Collins was the number one golfer at Ursuline her senior year and first-team All-Steel Valley Conference as a junior and senior. She averaged 42, with a low round of 38, and finished as team medalist. Collins, a member of the National Honor Society, will major in communications. She is the daughter of Michael and Colleen Collins.


Wednesday, January 23, 2008

"Walsh Adds Five for Women's Golf"

Walsh University Women's Golf Coach Kevin Longanecker has announced the signing of five high school seniors to NAIA Letters of Intent to continue their education at Walsh and play intercollegiate golf for the Cavaliers.

Jera Dougherty lettered on the boys golf team at Louisville High School. She was the only female on the squad, as Louisville doesn't offer girls golf. Jera improved every year for the Leopards. She averaged 50.0 per nine holes as a sophomore, 48.0 as a junior and 47.2 her senior year with a low nine hole score of 43. She will major in Nursing.

Amanda Hutchinson lettered four times at GlenOak High School, where she earned second team and honorable mention All-Federal League honors. Amanda averaged 42.0 per nine holes as a senior with a low scored of 39, 45.0 as a junior, 46.0 as a sophomore and 48.0 her freshman season. She will major in psychology.

Abigail Kimar lettered four times at Jackson High School. Abigail earned first team All-Federal League, All-Stark County and honorable mention All-District honors. She fashioned a second place finish in the 2006 Federal League Tournament. Kimar fired low rounds of 38 and 39 as a senior and junior. She is undecided on a major.

Courtney Klemens lettered three years at Mentor High School, where she earned first team All-Conference honors. Selected Team Captain, Klemens averaged 45.2 per nine as a senior with a low score of 41. She is a communications major.

Nicole Kulasa earned four letters and was Team Captain at Amherst Steele High School. Kulasa averaged 42.0 per nine as a senior with a low round of 41. She averaged 47.0 as a freshman and sophomore and 45.0 her junior year. She carded rounds of 35 (school-record) as a junior and 39 as a sophomore. Kulasa earned first team All-SWC honors as senior, second team as junior and honorable mention as a sophomore and freshman. She also garnered SWC Medalist honors her senior year. She is undecided on a major.


Monday, November 12, 2007

"Walsh University Signs Kim Smith for Women's Golf"

(North Canton, OH) Walsh University Women's Golf Coach Kevin Longanecker has announced that Kim Smith has signed a NAIA Letter of Intent to continue her education at Walsh and play intercollegiate golf for the Cavaliers.

Smith, who will graduate this spring from Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, lettered four times for Head Coach Lydia Siipola. Smith's team finished 18-0 this past fall season. She placed fifth individually at the Red Devil Invitational and was medalist at the 2007 Skyland Conference championships. Kim served as Team Captain as a junior and senior. She averaged 45.0 per nine, and carded a low round of 38 this past fall. As a junior, she averaged 49.0, with a low score of 44.

Kim is the daughter of Russ and Kathy Smith and will major in pre-physical therapy.


Monday, October 15, 2007

"Schumacher Medalist at Stark County Memorial/Cavs Place Second"

Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) shot an 82, and gained medalist honors at the 18-hole Stark Memorial Golf Tournament, held today at Brookside Country Club. It is the second time this fall that Schumacher has garnered medalist honors. She was also medalist at the Urbana University Blue Knights Invitational. Walsh (10-13) finished second, with an overall score of 384. Malone College won the event with a 360. Mount Union College finished third with a 419.

Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) was next for the Cavs, shooting 91 (4th). Adriana Ovando (Fr., Santa Cruz, Bolivia) shot 93 (5th-T), Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) 118 (14th) and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, OH/Firestone) 121 (15th).


Tuesday, October 9, 2007

"Cavs 5th at Allegheny Invitational"

Walsh (9-12) finished fifth at the Allegheny Invitational, held today in Meadville, PA. Allegheny won the event with a score of 328. Walsh totaled 379. Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) paced the Cavs, finishing tied for seventh with an 86. Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS tied for 11th place, shooting 88. Adriana Ovando (Fr., Santa Cruz, Bolivia) tied for 34th (102), Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) finished 36th (103) and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, OH/Firestone) 39th (113).

The Cavs close the fall season at the Stark County Memorial Tournament, held Monday, October 15 at Brookside Country Club at 10 am.


Sunday, October 7, 2007

"Cavs 5th at ODU/Schumacher, Foster on All-Tournament Team"

(Columbus, OH) Tammy Schumacher (Sr., Whitney Point, NY/HS) and Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) were named to the All-Tournament Team at the 36-hole Auld Krafter Kisor Classic, hosted by Ohio Dominican University, and held at Cumberland Trail Golf Course on Friday and Saturday. The Cavs (7-8) finished fifth in eight-team field. Bethel College won the event with a 36-hole total of 697. The Cavs shot 722.

Schumacher finished fourth, after carding a pair of 78's, for a two-day total of 156. Schumacher's back-to-back scores of 78 represent a career best. Foster finished fifth, after shooting 84 on the first day, and 78 the second day, for a two-day total of 162.

Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) finished at 200 (103-97), Adriana Ovando (Fr., Santa Cruz, Bolivia) 207 (103-104) and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, OH/Firestone) 220 (100-120).

The Cavs are at Allegheny College on Tuesday.


Friday, September 28, 2007

"Cavs Fourth in Home Fall Classic"

Walsh (4-4) finished fourth (396) in their own Fall Classic today. Malone College won the four-team event with a score of 371. Urbana University placed second (385) and Ohio Dominican University third (385).

Walsh senior Tammy Schumacher (Whitney Point, NY/HS) shot a 92 for the Cavs. Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) scored 94, Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) 102, Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, OH/Firestone) 108 and Adriana Ovando (Fr., Santa Cruz, Bolivia) 109.


Monday, September 24, 2007

"Cavs Second at Urbana Invitational, Schumacher Medalist"

Walsh (4-1) placed second at the Blue Knight Invitational, hosted by Urbana University today. The Cavs finished just four strokes (384) behind tournament winner Urbana. The Blue Knights shot 380. Malone College finished third (387) and Ohio Dominican University fourth (388) in the six team field.

Walsh senior Tammy Schumacher (Whitney Point, NY/HS) finished as tournament medalist, after shooting an 86. Schumacher had eight pars. She was also named to the All-Tournament team. Kaley Foster (Jr., Manchester, OH/HS) finished third, and was named to the All-Tournament Team after shooting an 88. Foster scored four pars. Freshman Adriana Ovando (Santa Cruz, Bolivia) finished 20th (104), Kaitlin Sesock (So., Uniontown, OH/Lake) 22nd (106) and Melanie Stone (Fr., Akron, OH/Firestone) 24th (111).