SMITHVILLE, Mo. — Augustana captured its fourth straight Northern Sun Conference women’s golf championship Sunday, while Upper Iowa finished in fifth place.

Augustana (1,279) finished with a 61-stroke lead over Minnesota State-Mankato (1,340). Upper Iowa posted a four-round total of 1,407 and was led by Christy Nelson’s 11th-place individual finish with a score of 339.

TEAM STANDINGS – 1. Augustana 326-320-314-319 – 1,279; 2. MSU-Mankato 365-331-314-330 – 1,340; 3. Concordia-St. Paul 340-359-319-326 – 1,344; 4. Sioux Falls 365-365-327-346 – 1,403; 5. Upper Iowa 359-371-334-343 – 1,407; 6. Winona St. 377-368-330-343 – 1,418; 7. SW Minnesota St. 365-371-355-344 – 1,435; 8. St. Cloud St. 370-362-348-357 – 1,437; 9. Bemidji St. 371-386-360-360 – 1,477; 10. Minot St. 398-364-362-358 – 1,482; 11. MSU-Moorhead 393-404-378-373 – 1,548; 12. Minn.-Crookston 428-442-398-404 – 1,672; 13. Wayne St. 461-440-394-410 – 1,705

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS – 1. Allie Ostrander (Aug) 75-80-78-80 – 313; 2. Maggie Leland (Aug) 89-76-74-81 – 320; 3. Tabitha Kunst (MSU-Mank.) 86-79-76-82 – 323; 4. Marisa Toivonen (Aug) 81-86-82-75 – 324; 5. Emily Kvidera (Aug) 83-78-80-85 – 326.

UPPER IOWA – 11. Christy Nelson 82-90-79-88 – 339; T25. Katie Brossard 90-101-86-84 – 361; T28. Carmen Lezpona 94-102-82-85 – 363; 30. Katie O’Loughlin 93-94-88-89 – 364; T37. Kristina Helgeson 115-86-87-86 – 374.

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