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Girls golf: Swenson’s 99 paces Tigers at Faribault

The Farmington girls golf team finally made its outdoor debut Friday at the Faribault Invitational.

The Tigers sent five golfers and finished 10th in the 11-team field with a score of 489 at Faribault Golf Club.

New Prague outshot runner-up Benilde St. Margaret’s 337-372 for meet championship.

Senior Brianna Swenson paced the Tigers with an 18-hole round of 99. Emma Sullivan finished second for the team with a round of 126, followed by Sidney Comes with a 128, and Abby Monroe and Amanda Hansmann with matching rounds of 136.

The Tigers begin Missota Conference play Wednesday at Stonebrooke Golf Club in Shakopee.

Matt Steichen

Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.

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