Women's Golf History

The following is a look at the national qualifiers and how NIACC teams fared at the regional tournaments since Chris Frenz took over the NIACC golf program in 2007:

NJCAA REGION XI TOURNAMENTS

2007: National qualifiers: Whitney Weber (7th, 84 at regionals), Kayli Jones (9th, 85 at regionals), Brittany Lockwood (10th, 90). The team placed fourth at the one-day NJCAA Region XI tournament at Fox Run Golf Course in Council Bluffs with a 362.

2008: National qualifiers: Brittany O'Brien (6th, 80-94 - 174 at regionals); Kayli Jones (10th, 92-89 - 181 at regionals). The team placed fourth at the two-day NJCAA Region XI tournament at Brooks National in Okoboji with a 747.

2009: National qualifier: Brittany O'Brien (6th, 80-86 - 166). The team placed fourth at the NJCAA Region XI tournament at Brooks National in Okoboji with a 391-389 - 780.

2010: National qualifier: Cristina Monson (7th, 87-91 at regionals). Team placed fourth at the NJCAA Region XI tournament with a 395-378 - 773 at the two-day NJCAA Region XI tournament at Otter Creek in Ankeny.

2011: National qualifiers: Cristina Monson (8th, 94-89 - 183 at regionals, Taylor Evenson (13th, 90-94 - 193 at regionals). Team placed fourth at the two-day NJCAA Region XI tournament at Otter Creek in Ankeny with a 401-388 - 789.

2012: National qualifiers: Mikayla Smith (2nd, 91-80 - 171 at regionals), Alexandria Eckenrod (5th, 93-85 - 178 at regionals), Sarah Steinauer (15th, 107-83 at regionals). Team placed third at the two-day NJCAA Region XI tournament at Otter Creek in Ankeny with a 399-343 - 742.

2013: National qualifiers: Mikayla Smith (tied for 4th, 82-78 - 160 at regionals), Sarah Steinauer (8th, 89-86 - 175 at regionals, Alexandria Eckenrod (tied for 9th, 88-88 - 176 at regionals), Moriah Sherman (14th, 96-84 - 180 at regionals). Team finished 2nd at NJCAA Region XI meet at Otter Creek in Ankeny with a 355-336 - 691.

2014: National qualifier: Kaitlin Koob (14th, 90-97 - 187 at NJCAA Region XI meet at Otter Creek in Ankeny).

2015: National qualifiers: Savannah Lentz (tied for 8th, 81-85 - 166). Team placed fourth at NJCAA Region XI meet at Otter Creek in Ankeny with a 357-365 - 722.

2016: National qualifiers: Savannah Lentz (7th, 84-47 - 131); Carlie Eckenrod (12th, 92-45 - 137); Bailey Walter (13th, 90-50 - 140). Walter recorded par on 1st playoff hole to earn trip to national tournament). Team placed fourth in the 27-hole tournament with a 548. The tournament was shortened to 27 holes due to inclement weather on Day 2 at Otter Creek in Ankeny.

2017: National qualifiers: Brooke Maasch (T10th, 90); Courtney Tusler (T12, 95). Team placed fourth with a one-day 381 as tournament was shortened to 18 holes due to inclement weather at Otter Creek in Ankeny. Other finishers: Alyssa Purman 97, Katelyn Loegering 99 and Kelli Wilson 100.

2018: National qualifier: Courtney Tusler (8th, 88-83-90-85 - 346). Team placed fourth with a 4-day total of 361-359-375-353 - 1,448 at Otter Creek in Ankeny. Other finishers: Sydney Fullerton (89-93-90-92 - 364); Morgan Luecht (92-95-99-87 - 373); Ashley Alert (98-91-96-89 - 374); Katelyn Loegering (94-93-100-97 - 384).

WOMEN'S LOWEST 18-HOLE REGIONAL ROUNDS UNDER FRENZ

Mikayla Smith 78 (Day 2, 2013)

Mikayla Smith 78 (Day 2, 2012)

Brittany O'Brien 80 (Day 1, 2008)

Brittany O'Brien 80 (Day 1, 2009)

Savannah Lentz 81 (Day 1, 2015)

Mikayla Smith 82 (Day 1, 2013)

Sarah Steinauer 83 (Day 2, 2012)

Courtney Tusler 83 (Day 2, 2018)

Whitney Weber 84 (1-day tournament, 2007)

Moriah Sherman 84 (Day 2, 2013)

Savannah Lentz 84 (Day 1, 2016)

Kayli Jones 85 (1-day tournament, 2007)

Alexandria Eckenrod 85 (Day 2, 2012)

Savannah Lentz 85 (Day 2, 2015)

Courtney Tusler 85 (Day 4, 2018)

WOMEN'S LOWEST REGIONAL 36-HOLE ROUNDS UNDER FRENZ

Mikayla Smith (2013) 82-78 - 160

Savannah Lentz (2015) 81-85 - 166

Brittany O'Brien (2009) 80-86 - 166

Mikayla Smith (2012) 91-80 - 171

Brittany O'Brien (2008) 80-94 - 174

Sarah Steinauer (2013) 89-86 - 175

Alexandria Eckenrod (2013) 88-88 - 176

WOMEN'S LOWEST REGIONAL 36-HOLE TEAM ROUNDS UNDER FRENZ

691 (2013); 722 (2015); 742 (2012); 747 (2008); 773 (2010); 780 (2009); 789 (2011).

NJCAA NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

2007 (LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Fla) - T73. Jones 99-97-95-91 - 382; T86. Weber 104-106-100-102 - 412.

2008 (LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Fla) - 87. Jones 95-98-97 - 290. O'Brien 108-106 - 214. The tournament was shortened to three rounds due to wildfires and there was a cut after the second round.

2009 (LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Fla) - T60. O'Brien 47-42 - 89. The tournament was shortened to 18 holes because of rain.

2010 (LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Fla) - T84. Monson 103-94-96 - 293. The tournament was shortened to 54 holes because of rain.

2011 (LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Fla) - T95. Monson 110-106-96-96 - 408; T107. Evenson 107-113-106-110 - 436.

2012 (LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Fla) - T47. Smith 93-85-83-87 - 348; T57. Eckenrod 91-88-96-90 - 365; 77. Steinauer 97-98-96-103 - 394.

2013 (Longbow Golf Club, Mesa, Ariz.) - Placed 10th with rounds of 370-369-361-391 - 1,491. Individuals - T54. Eckenrod 87-93-90-91 - 361; T54. Steinauer 85-97-84-95 - 361; T64. Smith 93-87-93-93 - 366; 98. Sherman 105-92-94-112 - 403.

2014 (LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Fla.) - 86. Kaitlin Koob 106-104-100 - 310. The final round was canceled due to rain.

2015 (Longbow Golf Club, Mesa, Ariz.) - T71. Savannah Lentz 100-91-95-85 - 371.

2016 (LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Fla.) - 73. Savannah Lentz 94-94-96 - 284; T83. Bailey Walter 104-91-95 - 290; T99. Carlie Eckenrod 110-94-101 - 305. The final round was canceled due to rain.

2017 (Chateau Elan Golf Club, Braselton, Ga.) - T90. Courtney Tusler 92-93-94-96 - 375; 113. Brooke Maasch 115-107-104-96 - 422.

2018 (Longbow Golf Course, Mesa, Ariz.) - 100. Courtney Tusler 99-105-96-106 - 406.

TOP NIACC FINISHES AT NATIONALS UNDER FRENZ

The following are the top finishes at the national tournament since Chris Frenz took over the NIACC golf program in 2007:

T47. Mikayla Smith, 2012 (93-85-83-87 – 348)

T54. Alexandria Eckenrod, 2013 (87-93-90-91 – 361)

T54. Sarah Steinauer, 2013 (85-97-84-95 – 361)

T57. Alexandria Eckenrod, 2012 (91-88-96-90 – 365)

T60. Brittany O'Brien, 2009 (47-42 – 89) – Tournament was shortened to 18 holes due to rain.

T64. Mikayla Smith, 2013 (93-87-93-93 - 366)

T71. Savannah Lentz, 2015 (100-91-95-85 - 371)

T73. Kayli Jones, 2007 (99-97-95-91 - 382)

73. Savannah Lentz, 2016 (94-94-96 - 284) - Final day was canceled due to rain.

77. Sarah Steinauer, 2012 (97-98-96-103 - 394)

T83. Bailey Walter, 2016 (104-91-95 - 284) - Final day was canceled due to rain.

WOMEN'S TOP NATIONAL TOURNAMENT ROUNDS UNDER FRENZ

Mikayla Smith (Day 3, 2012) 83

Sarah Steinauer (Day 3, 2013) 84

Sarah Steinauer (Day 1, 2013) 85

Mikayla Smith (Day 2, 2012) 85

Savannah Lentz (Day 4, 2015) 85

Alexandria Eckenrod (Day 1, 2013) 87

Mikayla Smith (Day 2, 2013) 87

Mikayla Smith (Day 4, 2012) 87

Alexandria Eckenrod (Day 2, 2012) 88

Brittany O'Brien (2009) 89