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Klein, Helmick lead DSU golf in NSAA championship after day one

WAVERLY, Iowa -- After the first day of the North Star Athletic Association golf championships, freshman Carter Klein and junior Riley Helmick lead the Dickinson State men's and women's golf teams on Monday, April 30 at Prairie Links Golf Course ...

WAVERLY, Iowa - After the first day of the North Star Athletic Association golf championships, freshman Carter Klein and junior Riley Helmick lead the Dickinson State men’s and women’s golf teams on Monday, April 30 at Prairie Links Golf Course in Waverly, Iowa.

Helmick sits in 12th place, shooting a 99, 83 and an 84 in each round, combining for a total of 266 strokes. The DSU women are in fifth place with a team score of 1114, while the men are in sixth with a combined score of 1010.

Klein sits in 22nd, the highest placing Blue Hawk man. He shot 86, 79 and 78, improving in each round.

Sophomore Jaret Lee started the day the strongest, shooting an 81 in round one, however, he swung a 91 in the third round, putting him in 26th by the end of the day. Teammates Parker Robinson and Zach Miller sit behind him in 27th and 28th, respectively.

Junior Aimee Kittleston swung for a 90 in round one, the lowest of the Blue Hawk women, but a 93 and 94 to follow landed her in 17th place. Freshman Breilyn Riggin is one stroke ahead of her in 16th place.

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Freshmen Jace Steier and Natalee Hafer each had at least one round of 100 strokes or more, putting them in 21st and 22nd place respectively.

Competition continues Tuesday, May 1.

Results MondayNSAA ChampionshipAt Prairie Links Golf CourseMen’s (After three rounds)Team scores: 1, Jamestown 889. 2, Bellevue 907. 3, Viterbo 926. 4, Valley City State 940. 5, Waldorf 950. 6, Dickinson State 1010.Individual top 10: 1, Fernando Arzate, B, 221. 1, Andre Becerra, B, 221. 3, JAcob Rice, J, 223. 4, Nathan Kapaun, J, 227. 5, Drew Schroeder, V, 228. 6, Nolan Frank, J, 229. 6, Jared Lentz, VCSU, 229. 8, Juan Gomez, B, 230. 8, Austin Rene, J, 230. 10, Joel Preeshl, V, 231. Other Dickinson finishers: 22, Carter Klein, 243. 26, Jaret Lee, 255. 27, Parker Robinson, 256. 28, Zach Miller, 260.Women’s (After three rounds)Team scores: 1, Jamestown 986. 2, Viterbo 1015. 3, Bellevue 1017. 4, Waldorf 1087. 4, Dickinson State 1114. 6, Valley City State 1256.Individual top 10: 1, Anne Nelson, J, 226. 2, Danielle Ducklow, V, 243. 3, Bailey Schmidt, V, 245. 4, Faustina Peve, B, 247. 5, Savana Nesemeier, J, 249. 6, Jenna Knutson, J, 253. 7, Kim Moore, B, 254. 8, Mattie Mahlum, V, 257. 9, Paige Argent, J, 258. 10, Madison Brooks, B, 259.Other Dickinson finishers: 12, Riley Helmick, 266. 16, Breilyn Riggin, 276. 17, Aimee Kittleson, 277. 21, Jace Steier, 298. 22, Natalee Hafer, 300.

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