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MSU wins Big Ten women’s golf title; UM has medalist

The Detroit News

Michigan State has three of the top five individual finishers and won the Big Ten women’s golf tournament Sunday at Maineville, Ohio.

Michigan’s Elodie Van Dievoet took medalist honors, finishing at 6-under 210 for 54 holes after a 70 on Sunday, She was one shot better than MSU’s Sarah Burnham, who shot 75 one day after a school- and tournament-record 63.

The Spartans finished with a three-day total of 2-over 866 at TPC River’s Bend, two strokes better than Northwestern. Michigan (892) was fifth.

It’s the fourth Big Ten title for the Spartans since 2011 and the sixth under coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll.

Michigan State’s Allyson Geer (70) was fourth at par 216 and teammate Katie Sharp (71) tied for fifth at 218.

The Spartans will head to NCAA regional play May 8-10, likely in Columbus, Ohio.