For the Ole men, it was a season that saw some encouraging progress for a number of golfers. On Saturday and Sunday at the Saint John's Spring Invitational in Becker, Minn., the Oles finished with a first round score of 314, their lowest total of the season.
The men finished 13th of 14 teams overall, with Tucker Weisman 08 shooting a two-round score of 154 and Bob Hunter 08 totaling 160.
Mack Traynor 09 finished with a final score of 161.
On the womens side, St. Olaf finished a solid third out of six teams at the MWCGA State Championships. The Oles combined team score of 688 was their best mark in six seasons.
Paige Bromen 08 continued her strong play by placing second overall at the meet, shooting a two-round score of 156 (including a final round of 77 on Sunday). Bromen, whose score set a school record (dating back to 2000), has emerged as the teams top athlete after transfering from Division I Furman University in Janurary.
Kate Solheim 09 shot a second round 84 and Amy Springer 08 an 89 to finish 13th and 19th, respectively.
The Oles' second round 342 was also a school record.