Second-place finish for Schmidt; Carlisle, Nagy make college debuts

Alex Schmidt has a third and now second place finish this season.

Alex Schmidt

Regina’s Alex Schmidt followed up her third-place finish in her opening event of the year with a second at the Carroll College Fighting Saints Classic in Helena, Montana on Sept. 23 and 24.

The Lewis-Clark State freshman shot 78 during the first round and sat fourth but chopped three shots off her card during round two jumping into second place. Schmidt’s teammate Madilyn Brown won the event. Lauren Hamm completed a podium sweep for the Warriors.

The women’s team won the event with a 41-stroke cushion over Rocky Mountain.

Lewis-Clark is hosting the Warrior Invitational on Sept. 30 – Oct. 1 for their next championship.


Josh Nagy

Josh Nagy competed in his first collegiate tournament on Sept. 23 and 24 in Union, Kentucky.

The Robert Morris University freshman from Saskatoon carded rounds of 81 and back-to-back 79’s. Nagy’s 54-hole total of 239 was 68th overall in the field of 75 players.

The Colonials finished 10th as a team at the event. The squad is back on the links at the Tom Tontimonia Invitational on Oct. 7 – 8 hosted by Cleveland State.


Jace Carlisle

Jace Carlisle of Estevan also recently competed in his first collegiate tournament.

The 2019 Saskatchewan junior men’s champion is playing golf at Lake Superior State University in Michigan.

The team finished fourth overall at the GLIAC North Invitational at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan on Sept. 14 and 15.

Carlisle rounds of 80 and 79 to finish in 25th place.

The Lakers travel to South Haven, Michigan on Sept. 28 and 29 for the Hawkshead Invitational for their next event.


Connor Scissons/Connor Tate

Saskatoon’s Connor Scissons and Kindersley’s Connor Tate were on the course in Phoenix, Arizona on Sept. 23 and 24 for the 54-hole Firestorm Invitational.

Both players attend Arizona Christian University (ACU), Scissons tied for 27th with a three-round score of 230 (76, 80, 74). Tate’s three-round score of 248 (75, 84, 89) landed him in 45th. As a team, ACU placed third in the seven-team event. Scissons and Tate were competing in the event as individuals.

The school’s next competition will be Sept. 30 – Oct. 1 at the OUAZ Fall Invitational in Goodyear, Arizona.


Brody Istace

Kindersley’s Brody Istace and his Columbia International University (CIU) teammates competed in the Bryan College Invitational on Sept. 23 and 24 in Crossville, Tennessee.

During round one Istace stroked a score of 82. On day two the Kindersley Golf Club member shot 88. He finished in 51st place at plus-26.

The CIU team placed eighth overall in the tournament. The Rams are in action next when they host the NCCAA South Region Tournament at Columbia Country Club from Sept. 30 – Oct 1.

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