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Jimmies open spring season with Baker Spring Invitational

The Jimmies fourth place finish is the second worst finish of the season.

Tate Olson
The Jimmies' Tate Olson takes part in the Jimmie Fall Invite over the weekend of Aug. 29, 2021.
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The University of Jamestown golf teams opened up their spring season at the first day of the Baker Spring Invitational. Both of the Jimmies teams took five golfers to the event on Monday, March 21 in Olathe, Kansas.

The Jimmies competed against William Woods, Evangel University, Baker University, Sterling College and Metropolitan Community College. The women’s team competed against the Doane University Tigers and the Peru State College Bobcats, while the men did not. The Baker Wildcats had three teams at the event and the William Woods Owls had two teams at the event.

As a team, the Jimmies men’s team finished third out of 11 teams, with a plus 22 over par score. The Jimmies women’s team finished fourth out of nine teams, with a score of plus 63 over par. The competition had a par of 72.

Both teams had golfers finish in second in their respective competitions as the men’s Tate Olson finished in second with a score of plus one. The women’s Izzy Marchino finished in a tie for second with Evangel University’s Ashley White with a score of 11 over par.

The Jimmies men had a second golfer finish in the top 15, as Max Noffsinger finished in a five-way tie for 13th with a score of plus seven. The Jimmies women had three golfers finish in the top 20 as Kyra Vogel and Faith Justseen finished in a two-way tie for 14th with a score of plus 16. The Jimmies’ Coley Olson finished in a two-way tie for 20th with the Tigers’ Tressa Bull with a score of plus 20.

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The Jimmies return to the course at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, at the Prairie Highlands Golf Club for the second day of the Baker Spring Invitational.

Top five team finishers:

Men’s competition:

  1. William Woods University Owls, +15
  2. Sterling College Warriors, +16
  3. University of Jamestown Jimmies, +22
  4. Baker University Wildcats, +23
  5. Kansas City Kansas Community College Blue Devils, +26

Women’s competition:

  1. WWU Owls, +52
  2. Evangel University Valor, +58 
  3. BU Wildcats, +61
  4. UJ Jimmies, +63
  5. SC Warriors, +67 

UJ Individual finishers:

Men’s competition:

2. Tate Olson, +1

T13. Max Noffsinger, +6

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T18. Tomas Garcia, +7

T26. Jackson Worner, +8

T37. Gehrig Geiss, +11

Women’s competition:

T2. Izzy Marchino, +11

T14. Kyra Vogel, +16

T14. Faith Justesen, +16

T20. Coley Olson, +20

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36. Jayme Carlson, +33

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My name is Max O'Neill. I am a Sports Reporter at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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