BELLEVUE, Neb. -- Bellevue University head women's golf coach Shelly Liddick announced today the 2017 fall schedule, which features six tournaments and stops in five different states along with one home tournament.
The team will compete in tournaments in Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Georgia along with the home invitational.
The Bruins will begin the season on Sept. 8-9 at the Olivet Nazarene Invitational where they will compete at the Kankakee Elks Country Club in St. Anne, Ill. It will mark the first time in program history the team has traveled to the Chicago area.
On Sept. 17-18, BU will compete in NCAA Division II-dominated Golden Bear Classic, hosted by Concordia University-St. Paul. The tournament will be held at the Edinburgh Golf Course in Brooklyn Park, Minn. The Bruins are the defending champions of the Golden Bear Classic and Wendy Monfort was the individual medalist.
The North Star Athletic Association Fall Conference Tournament will be played at the Bully Pulpit Golf Course in Medora, N.D. and will be hosted by Dickinson State University on Sept. 25-26. The Bruins will be looking to capture their seventh consecutive conference championship.
The team will return home on Oct. 2-3 to host the BU Fall Invite at the Pines Country Club in Valley, Neb. and will be vying for its sixth title in a row in the tournament.
The Susie Maxwell Berning Classic (Oct. 16-17) is one of the most prestigious NAIA tournaments in the country each year and is being hosted by defending national champion Oklahoma City University. The tournament is being held at the Lincoln Park West Golf Course and is the site for the 2019 and 2020 NAIA National Championships.
The Bruins will round out the fall season at the Roadrunner Invitational in Dalton, Ga. The tournament will feature 11 teams ranked in the top 25 in the nation.
The 2016-17 Bruins captured four tournament titles, winning the NSAA Tournament and advancing to the NAIA National Championships for the fifth straight season.