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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

* Innovation and Re-Investment Fund proposal deadline is today

Please be reminded that the due date for the next round of proposals to the Innovation and Re-Investment Fund is today, Friday, April 1. 

Application material can be found in AceLink by clicking “Areas” and then “Programs Task Force.”

Also, those proposals awarded in the first and second round are available to view. You will find the awarded proposals in the same “Programs Task Force” area on AceLink.

Should you have questions about the next round submissions, please contact Programs Task Force chair Shane Davidson, at sd10@evansville.edu or ext. 2477.

What's Happening Today

* I-House: Saudi Arabia

It's time for I-House again and Sattam Alharthi will be presenting on Saudi Arabia. His major is civil engineering and he loves football! His favorite part about UE is the educational atmosphere! Make sure to stop by upstairs in Ridgway University Center today! 

* Writing Boot Camp: The Anti-Plagiarism Workshop

“But professor, this author writes so much better than I do!”

In the Writing Boot Camp: The Anti-Plagiarism Workshop, you will learn how to use quotations, paraphrasing and summarizing to support your research while at the same time giving credit to the intellectual property of your sources. We will also review the techniques of summary and paraphrasing to help effectively incorporate outside sources into your papers. Join us today at 5:00 p.m., in the Writing Center for this important session. 

* Sex on Campus

Sex on Campus, a sexual health program put on by UE nursing students and sponsored by the Office of Health Education and Wellness Programs, is planned for today. The event will start at 5:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center. Students who attend will learn about ways to keep themselves safe and healthy! 

* UE Theatre Presents Shadow Hour in May Studio Theatre

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre proudly presents Ralph Tropf’s Shadow Hour, opening tonight at 7:30 p.m., in the May Studio Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on March 19, 21, 23, and 24, and at 2:00 p.m. on March 20.

Shadow Hour is Tropf’s gripping drama surrounding the trial and conviction of a United States senator, Adam Martin. After a moment of passion, what was intended to be a platonic date between two colleagues soon becomes the center of a nationally disputed court case. The country watches as the trial attempts to discover the truth from both a defendant and plaintiff who aren’t certain of it themselves. Through intricately woven scenes of juror deliberation and suspenseful cross-examination, Tropf’s tale becomes a provocative discussion of agency, responsibility, and guilt.

Brogan Lozano, a senior from San Antonio, Texas, directs the student-led production of Shadow Hour. Tucker Steinlage, a junior from Buford, Georgia, serves as the scenic designer; Eva Porras from Kingwood, Texas, is the costume designer; Avery Reagan, a junior from Conyers, Georgia, is the lighting designer; Matt McDonald, a freshman from Indianapolis, Indiana, serves the sound designer; and Peter Orkiszewski, a senior from Cincinnati, Ohio, is the dramaturg.

Junior Chris Brumley from Louisville, Kentucky, portrays the defendant Senator Martin, while junior Hannah Connally from Arlington, Texas, plays the plaintiff Christy Connelly. Rounding out the ensemble are freshmen Kristopher Adams from Houston, Texas, Jennifer Baker from Vernon Hills, Illinois, Alexandra Curren from McKinney, Texas, Kathleen Finch from College Station, Texas, and Luke Kelly from Dubuque, Iowa; juniors Robbie Love from St. Louis, Missouri, and Kendall Reasons from Spring Hill, Tennessee; and seniors Amelya Hensley from Lexington, Kentucky, Glyne Pease from Las Vegas, Nevada, Tara Sorg from Haubstadt, Indiana, and Grace Theobald from Louisville, Kentucky.

Ticket prices are $11 for adults and $9 for senior adults, students, and UE faculty and staff. UE students may obtain one free student rush ticket beginning at noon on the day of the performance they wish to attend. Tickets may be purchased by calling 812-488-2031, Monday through Friday, noon to 5:00 p.m.

* NSLS Speaker 3 rebroadcast

The NSLS Speaker 3 rebroadcast will be today from 7:00-8:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 253, Ridgway University Center. Those unable to attend should please e-mail Jennifer Allen at ja225@ueliveevansville.onmicrosoft.com to get an e-mail invitation for the link. Remember - all members must attend three speaker broadcasts as part of the requirements to be officially inducted in April. 

Upcoming Events

* Info session on new Master of Public Health degree – pizza provided!

There will be an information session concerning UE's new Master of Public Health degree on Wednesday, March 30 in Room 240, Graves Hall, from noon-12:50 p.m. If you are interested in graduate education in public health or would like to learn more about the program, please join us. Pizza will be provided. If you plan on attending, RSVP to pp42@evansville.edu

* Holy Thursday Communion Service in Neu Chapel

The campus community is invited to the Holy Thursday Communion Service at 12:15 p.m. in Neu Chapel, on March 24. The brief service will commemorate the Last Supper based on the accounts written in the Gospels. All are welcome, religious and non-religious. 

* UE Swing Dance Fundraiser planned for April 8

The UE Swing Dance Fundraiser will take place on Friday April 8, at the downtown Evansville Tropicana Ballroom beginning at 8:00 p.m. Activities will include dancing, a silent auction, and free dessert reception. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by contacting Timothy Zifer, professor of music, at tz3@evansville.edu or calling ext. 2878. All proceeds benefit UE Jazz, University of Evansville Music Management Association, and the Friends of UE Music. Come swing with us! 

* Exciting Lunch with the Aces set for April 15

A new and exciting format will be in place for the annual Lunch with the Aces event, which is set for Friday, April 15.

For the first time, the event will be held on campus and will feature a full program. The event will be in the Maikranz Gym in Carson Center from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Colt Ryan will be the keynote speaker for the program. Ryan, one of the top players in Purple Aces Men’s Basketball history, graduated in 2013 as the leading scorer in University of Evansville history.

Attendees will be able to eat lunch at any point from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., with the program beginning at 12:30 p.m. This allows people who are on a strict lunch period to come and go as they need.

The cost of the lunch is $25 for those who register before April 11. Tickets will also be available at the door for $30.

Marx Barbecue is catering the event and will serve a whole roasted pig. UE student-athletes will be sitting at each table while coaches of the Aces programs will be serving food and drinks.

Corporate tables may be purchased for $350 and contain several great benefits, including a full table of eight seats, tables in the front of the room, logo in the program and on the video screen as well as mentions by the emcee.

Another great part of the day is that those who attend can purchase baseball tickets for the 6:00 p.m. game versus Bradley that night for just $3. Tickets normally cost $7 for home baseball games.

For more information, please contact Amy Davidson at 812-488-2338 or ad204@evansville.edu.

Those who would like to attend can register here: www.uealumnionline.com/PACLunch
or by filling out the registration form and sending it to Amy Davidson in Carson Center.

* Relay for Life

Relay for Life takes place starting at 7:00 p.m. on April 1, and ending at 7:00 a.m. on April 2.

Zumba, 3-on-3 basketball, free popcorn, and more will be offered! Relay for Life supports a really great cause, and we would like to have as many people as possible participate!

To register go to: relayforlife.org.

Questions? Contact: lw147@evansville.edu

* Chemistry Day: calling all 4th and 5th graders!

The University of Evansville Chemistry Club is inviting all 4th and 5th graders to participate in Chemistry Day on April 2, in Koch Center for Engineering and Science from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.! During the event, young scientists will be exposed to a variety of interesting demonstrations and will also have fun with hands-on experiments.

The cost to participate in Chemistry Day is $25. This includes a pizza lunch, demonstrations, and hands-on science experiments and activities. To find out more about the event, and to download the application form, go here. Applications must be turned in by March 25.

Feel free to contact Ethan Lehmann (el104@evansville.edu) with any questions.

We hope that your child will join us for an exciting and educational day! 

* Financial preparedness class for new parents

The University of Evansville and St. Mary’s Hospital for Women & Children are offering a class on financial preparedness for new and expectant parents on Thursday, April 7, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The class will be in the St. Mary's Gift Conference Room.

While the class is free, registration is required. To register, go to stmarys.org and click the "Class or Event" tab, or call Terry Cooper at 812-485-6016.

This class is for those having their first child and for those who are welcoming another baby to the family.

Topics to be addressed in the class include household financial planning, taxes and insurance, and resources available for those needing assistance.

* Come see exciting changes to Harlaxton!

The Harlaxton Programs Office wants to share the changes to the application process for students. Starting with Summer 2017, the application process will be completely online. Come to Room 153 (Eades Music Room), Schroeder School of Business Building on March 24 from 3:00- 5:00 p.m. for a demonstration of the system and learn how to help your advisees and interested students apply online! 

Info You Should Know

* Sign up for Family Weekend 2016 events now!

The event form’s glitch has now been fixed, so you can now sign up for Family Weekend 2016 student organization and department events! Family Weekend is set for September 23-25, but all events must be received by March 31. Click here to sign-up.

If you would like to volunteer assistance or if you have ideas, please e-mail alumni@evansville.edu or call 812-488-2586. 

Student organizations and departments that have already signed up include:
• Student Engagement – Breakfast with Geoffrey Edwards
• Career Development – Presentation at Parents’ Opening Event
• Cultural Engagement and International Services - Friends and Families Picnic
• Harlaxton College and the Office of Education Abroad – Parent Session
• Parents Council – Family Ice Cream Social and Parent Social
• Office of Alumni and Parent Relations – Graduation and Beyond
• Forever Purple Weekend Concert, Sponsored by the Department of Music
• ZTA’s Stand against Breast Cancer
• Kid ACE, an illusionist and musician Sponsored by Student Activities Board

* Drag Show Call for performers for Gearshift: A Steampunk Soiree

UE PRIDE is soliciting student performers for its annual drag show! This year's event is Saturday, April 9, at 7:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. Proceeds benefit Aids Resource Group and Matthew 25 Aids Services. This year UE PRIDE has planned a steampunk soiree and is looking for student drag kings and drag queens interested in lip-syncing to their favorite song! No previous experience is required, and there will be prizes for the best group number and best solo number, so come as you are or bring along your friends! If you're interested in performing, or have questions, please e-mail uepride@gmail.com or get in touch through UE PRIDE's Facebook page. 

* SGA election announcement

Attention UE students! SGA elections are upon us! The election is to fill the position of SGA president, chief executive officer, Academic Fund Board chairperson, and student trustee. Anyone interested in running for these positions should pick up an application in the Center for Student Engagement or download one from Blackboard. Completed applications are due to Geoff Edwards by 5:00 p.m. on April 4. Information about the election process and duties of each officer can be found here or on Blackboard. Any questions can be directed to Geoff Edwards or any current SGA officer. 

* Newman Club volunteer opportunities!

Come join the Newman Club during one of its many upcoming volunteering events to help bring Christ to the community:

On Tuesday, March 29, join the members of the Newman Club as they volunteer at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and assist in sorting donations, organizing displays, and helping with some basic cleaning! The group will meet at Newman at 2:45 p.m., and return around 5:15 p.m.

Also, join the Newman Club members on Saturday, April 2, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. as they travel to the Monastery of the Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, to help move furniture, finish some paint work, assist in its garage sale, and other tasks. Lunch will be provided!

We hope that you will join us for these wonderful opportunities! Please call/text Kristel at 812-760-8610 for more information!
 

* Summer work-study information

On-campus jobs are available for continuing UE students during the summer. You do not need to be eligible for need-based federal/state work-study during the academic year in order to apply. You may also apply regardless of your enrollment in summer courses. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid. Direct questions to Catherine Carver at cc204@evansville.edu

* Join University of Evansville's College Mentor's staff!

Are you looking for a leadership position, love kids, and are ready to make a difference in the community? Then College Mentors is the organization for you! We are an organization partnered with Joshua Academy, an elementary school in Evansville, working with grades 1 through 5 to "connect college students with the most to give to kids who need it most."

We are currently looking for dedicated college students to join our staff for Fall 2016 - Spring 2017. Our activities are on Wednesdays from 3:15-5:00 p.m.

Visit our site to learn more about the organization and to fill out a staff application! In addition to being a great leadership opportunity and impacting a child's life, it is also a way to get volunteer hours for another organization.

Can't apply and still want to be a part of our mission to connect college students with the most to give to kids who need it most? You can by donating to our chapter fundraising page, which can be found on our website. Your change can make a change!

* Fitness Center hours for Thursday and Easter Break

The Fitness Center will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24. There will be a Zumba Class from 6:00-7:00 p.m. 

The Fitness Center will be closed on Friday, March 25, Saturday, March 26, and Sunday, March 27.

 

* Vote for people's choice award in student art exhibition

Stop by the Melvin Peterson Gallery to view the 54th annual Student Art Exhibition and cast your vote for the People's Choice Award. Each visitor may cast one vote for his or her favorite piece of artwork.  The student whose piece earns the most votes by the end of the exhibition on Friday, April 2, will be declared the winner and receive a $150 cash award.

The Melvin Peterson Gallery is open noon-3:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, and noon-6:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday.

For more information, please contact the Department of Art at 812-488-2043.

* May graduates

May graduates are reminded that if they need a cap and gown and/or graduation announcements they should visit the UE Bookstore as soon as possible. This is especially important for master's or doctoral graduates as their items take additional time to order and receive. If you have any questions, please contact the UE Bookstore 

* Faculty rental regalia

Faculty members that need regalia rented for May's graduation should contact the UE Bookstore by March 28 to make arrangements to rent regalia. The deadline for sending in the rental order is quickly approaching. If you have questions please contact the UE Bookstore as well. 

* Central Receiving reminder - Good Friday

Since UE campus will be closed Good Friday, March 25, please note the following adjustments and plan accordingly. These adjustments will help to ensure there is sufficient time to complete deliveries before campus closes for Easter Break.

• UE Central Receiving will close at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, and re-open at 7:30 a.m. on Monday morning, March 28.
• Offices that plan to be unstaffed earlier than Friday, March 25, are asked to notify Central Receiving in advance to avoid unnecessary delivery stops.

For delivery questions, contact Central Receiving at ext. 2181.

* UE Mail Services reminder - Good Friday

Since UE campus will be closed Good Friday, March 25, pease note the following adjustments and plan accordingly. These adjustments will help to ensure there is sufficient time to complete deliveries before Easter Break.

• UE Mail Services will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, and re-open at 7:30 a.m. on Monday morning, March 28.
• Offices that plan to be unstaffed earlier than Friday, March 25, are asked to notify Mail Services in advance to avoid unnecessary morning delivery stops.

For mail questions, contact Mail Services at ext. 2197.

* Application Deadline approaching!

Interested in working for Residence Life this summer? Well, your time to apply to running out! Applications have to be turned in to Residence Life by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24. Summer staff is the primary support for campus during the summer, and we need hardworking people like you! If you have any questions please contact Justin Coffey at 812-488-1017 or jc534@evansville.edu

* 2016-2017 ARSAF Grants available to faculty

The UE Alumni Association is once again sponsoring Alumni Research and Scholarly Activity Fellowships (ARSAF) for faculty. Applications for funding for the 2016-17 fiscal year are due by 5:00 p.m. on April 1. More information and the online application can be found here on AceLink. 

Questions? Contact alumni@evansville.edu or ext. 2586.

* March 2016 Pcard Cycle Ending

The March Pcard cycle which began February 23 ends on March 21, at midnight. As of March 23, cardholders may schedule and run the March Cycle report. March transactions may be reconciled in SDG2 until March 28. On March 28, the general ledger Pcard file will be uploaded and cardholders will be locked out of (unable to make changes) posted transactions for the March Cycle. 

Congratulations

* University Choir and Wind Ensemble receive historic distinctions

The University Choir and Wind Ensemble both received historic distinctions last month. The University Choir, conducted by associate professor of music Dennis Malfatti performed by invitation at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Central Division Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

ACDA is a non-profit professional organization composed of nearly 20,000 choral musicians representing schools, colleges, and universities, industry and institutional organizations, houses of worship, and community and professional choirs. An invited performance at an ACDA conference is among the highest honors a choir in the United States can receive. Selection to perform at an ACDA conference requires undergoing a rigorous vetting process, especially among college/university choirs, entailing the submission of three years-worth of recordings and programs among other documentation.

The same week as the choir’s performance at ACDA, the UE Wind Ensemble performed at the College Band Directors National Association, North Central Conference on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. The North Central Conference featured eight university bands from a 10-state region, chosen by audition. The UE Wind Ensemble is conducted by associate professor of music and director of bands Kenneth Steinsultz. Professor of music Timothy Zifer was a guest conductor on the program. Assistant professor of music Shawn Teichmer was featured as saxophone soloist, and consortium faculty member Ross Erickson was also featured on the vibraphone.

These two invitations mark the highest achievements both ensembles have received in the University’s history.

* Stevenson and students present research and win research awards at professional psychology conferences

UE psychology majors Emily Denne, Breigh House, Evan McCracken (alumnus), Tyler Plogher (alumnus), and Taylor Wornica, and associate professor Margaret Stevenson recently attended several professional psychology conferences where they presented a total of four talks and six poster research presentations and won several research awards.

House was honored at the APLS Minority Affairs Banquet for winning a competitive APPLE (Access Path to Psychology and Law Experience) grant for research through Division 41 of the American Psychological Association.

A poster presentation, spearheaded by House, and co-authored by Stevenson, McCracken, and Plogher was awarded the “APLS Student Research Award.” The presentation was titled “Racially Diverse Juries Make White Jurors Feel Less Comfortable and More Self-Focused.”

Plogher’s senior thesis research, titled “My Husband is a Sex Offender: Stereotyping and Implications for Discrimination” was honored as an invited presentation at the annual American Psychology and Law Society (AP-LS) conference for being awarded third place for the “APLS Best Undergraduate Research Paper.”

At the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Conference in San Diego in February, Denne and Wornica presented a poster, co-authored with Stevenson, titled “Effects of Decision-Maker Gender on Child Custodial Decisions in Cases Involving Child Abuse.”

At the annual American Psychology and Law Society (AP-LS) Conference in San Diego, California in March, Stevenson chaired two symposia sessions titled “Predictors of Child Custodial Case Outcomes: Implications from Experimental and Archival Research,” and “Moral Disengagement as a Predictor and Mediator of Legal Judgments” and presented a talk within the former symposium titled “Dehumanizing Children Increases Child Physical Punishment: Applications of Stereotype Content Model.”

McCracken also presented a talk within this symposium session, co-authored with Plogher and Stevenson, titled “Just Like Your Father: Sex Offenders’ Sons are Dehumanized and Ostracized.”

Wornica and Denne presented invited talks at APLS, titled “Effects of a Mother’s History of Mental Illness on Child Custodial Decisions” and “Understanding Child Custodial Decisions: Implications from Stereotype Content Model,” respectively.

Finally, House, Buechler, and Stevenson will be presenting two research presentations at the Association for Psychological Science (APS) Conference in Chicago this May.

These research projects were funded by multiple UE undergraduate research grants, an ARSAF grant, and grants through the American Psychology and Law Society. Travel for the students was funded in part by UE’s student government and by competitive grants from Division 41 of the American Psychology and Law Society.
 

* Reed to teach at Notre Dame University

Douglas Reed, university organist emeritus/professor emeritus of music, has accepted an invitation to serve as adjunct professor of music at Notre Dame University during the 2016-17 academic year. Reed will teach the masters and doctoral students of Notre Dame organ professor Craig Cramer, who will be on sabbatical leave. Reed will teach and perform a faculty recital on the Fritts organ in the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts. 

* Mohammad K. Azarian has been invited to contribute to the Encyclopedia of Islam

Mohammad K. Azarian, professor of mathematics, has been invited to write an article about Nizam al-Din Abd al-Ali ibn Muhammad ibn Husain al-Birjandi (known as Abd al-Ali Birjandi) and his contributions to the advancement of medieval mathematics and astronomy. The article will be published in the third edition of the Encyclopedia of Islam. Birjandi was a renowned 16th century Persian astronomer, mathematician, physicist, and logician: a polymath genius. At a special session (by invitation) of the joint annual meetings of the American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of American in January, Azarian presented a paper about Birjandi and his legacy. The editor of Azarian’s article will be Emilie Savage-Smith, professor of the history of Islamic sciences at University of Oxford, and like the previous two editions, this third edition will be published by Brill Academic Publishers.

* D-1 powerhouses collaborate to save endangered frogs

Six UE biology majors, one biology alumnus, and assistant professor of biology Noah Gordon recently participated in a collaboration with biologists from Purdue, Indiana State, and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to collect data on the state endangered crawfish frog. Their goal was to assess the genetics of this species for reestablishing populations.

Students Kane Stratman, Andrew Nunn, Beth Andrews, Tyler Wintermute, Christina Schilling, and Aisha Tijjani spent many nights over spring break searching for the elusive frog. Despite being assigned what all acknowledge to be the most challenging population in the state to survey, the Purple Aces frog team managed to sample seven frogs. Go Aces! 

Athletics

* Aces softball fights to the wire at Kansas

In a game that went down to the wire, Kansas hit a 10th-inning home run to finish off a doubleheader on Tuesday against the University of Evansville softball team.

The Jayhawks (19-10) took game one by a 7-0 final before the Purple Aces (11-14) put up a great fight in game two. Kansas posted the first two runs of the game before the Aces knotted it up at 2-2 in the fourth. The game remained scoreless until a walk-off home run capped off a Jayhawk win.

Courtney Land knocked in both of UE’s runs in game two, tying up the game after KU took a 2-0 lead. Samantha Fleming made the start, giving up the two runs in the first two innings before Morgan Florey came in to finish it off. She pitched a career-high seven 1/3 innings, but giving up just four hits. She kept the Aces right there until the Jayhawks finished the day with a walk-off homer by Lily Behrmann.

Kansas limited Evansville to three hits in the opening game as Andie Formby pitched the complete game for the Jayhawks. KU scored a pair of runs in the top of the first and never looked back in the 7-0 win. The Aces notched a hit in each of the first three innings, but the final 13 batters were retired.

In the second game, the Jayhawks posted two in the bottom of the first once again, but this time, the Aces had the answer. With one out in the top of the fourth, Michal Luckett drew a walk. Two batters later, Hayli Scott singled to center and both runners would advance on the throw. That brought Courtney Land to the plate and she came through, lacing a double to right center to tie the game up at 2-2.

It stayed that way until Behrmann’s home run in the bottom of the tenth.

Another home MVC series is set for this weekend as the Purple Aces welcome UNI to Cooper Stadium. A noon doubleheader is set for Friday with a single game set for noon on Saturday.

* Pahud notches hole-in-one in final round at TTU

Wil Pahud recorded the low round of the tournament for the Purple Aces Men’s Golf team as the University of Evansville wrapped up the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate on Tuesday at Sevierville Golf Club.

Pahud carded a 72 in a round that included a hole-in-one on the eighteenth hole. He finished the round 14 shots under his total from Monday and notched a 238 for the tournament.

The top finisher for UE was Will Knights. Tying for twenty-seventh place, Knights posted a 79 in the final round to finish with a 227. Tyler Gray was next for UE, tying for forty-eighth with a 232. Four behind him was Rick Voyvodic. A round of 80 on Tuesday gave him a final score of 238.

Joseph Addante rounded out the squad with an 83 to finish with 243 shots. Jon Pick was the Aces’ top individual. An 81 in round three gave him a total of 240 for the tournament. Noah Reese tied his best round of the event, registering an 80 to finish with a final score of 246.

Western Kentucky made a late rally to take the team victory. A 291 on Tuesday saw the Hilltoppers erase a 10-shot deficit to finish with an 876, three ahead of Murray State. The Racers had the top two individual finishers, including medalist Preston French, who finished with a 213, two ahead of teammate Jared Gosser.

Evansville’s next action will be on April 2-3 at the Indiana Intercollegiate.
 

* Aces wrap up Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate

Kayla Katterhenry had the low round of the day and vaulted up the leaderboard in the final day of the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate at Sevierville Golf Club.

Katterhenry fired off a 70 on Tuesday, four shots better than anyone in the field. That effort launched her to a fourth place finish with a 231. After posting rounds of 80 and 81, Katterhenry dropped her score by ten strokes. Madison Chaney had her best round of the event on Tuesday, posting an 81 to finish tied for thirty-third with a 250. Chaney’s round on Tuesday was one under her 82 on Sunday.

Maggie Camp carded an 88 in the final round and tied for thirty-sixth with a 251. Giulia Mallmann finished the tournament with a score of 262 following her round of 89 while Maria Pickens notched a 91 and completed the tournament with 272 shots.

Individual Carly Waggoner recorded her lowest round of the tournament as her 86 gave her a final score of 269. Rachel Marchi dropped her Monday round by seven strokes, posting a 95 to finish with a 286.

Evansville came home in ninth place in the event. Taking top honors was Southern Mississippi. The Golden Eagles held off a furious charge by Tennessee Tech to win by five shots. USM’s Valentina Haupt and Emily Dixon of Youngstown State finished the tournament tied atop the individual list.

The next action for the Purple Aces will be the Bradley Invitational. Set for April 2-3, the event will be held at Weaver Ridge Golf Club in Peoria, Illinois.
 

* Purple Aces Club Golf Classic set for May 16

Oak Meadow Country Club will serve as host to the 2016 Purple Aces Club Golf Classic on Monday, May 16. One of the most important and entertaining fundraisers of the year, the golf classic is open to all. Individuals can sign up to play for $150 while foursomes are available for $600. The entry fee includes your golf, a boxed lunch, drinks, a polo shirt, and post-golf hors d’oeuvres.

On-site registration and lunch begin at 11:00 a.m. with a shotgun start commencing the action at noon. A post-golf reception will begin at approximately 5:00 p.m. with the awards ceremony taking place 30 minutes later.

A registration link will be posted very soon, but to reserve your spot immediately, contact Amy Davidson at 812-488-2199 or ad204@evansville.edu.

The format is a four person scramble where everyone hits off the tee. Teams start on the regular tee and move back after a birdie, up for a bogie and up after two consecutive pars. All players putt and there is a maximum of two putts on each green. Mulligans will not be available. In their place, a length of string will be provided to make a putt without an additional stroke being added. Once a length is used, it cannot be reused. Additional lengths may be purchased.

This format should allow for normal pace of play as it adds no additional strokes and actually eliminates strokes as a team from the fairway.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available and include a hole sponsor, longest drive, closest to the pin, carts, reception, and event title.

For more information on those opportunities, please contact John Rodgers at 812-488-2488.

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