Twenty-Two golfers gathered for the 2010 NWAGA Women’s Match Play Championship at Firethorn Golf Club on Tuesday after qualifying narrowed the field from 16 golfers then down to eight. Wednesday morning the eight players will compete head to head in the quarterfinals starting at 8:00am.
Competing in the morning will be defending champ Susan Marchese of Omaha vs. Heidi Stark of Lincoln, who defeated JC Stevenson, this year’s stroke play champion 1 UP. Two Nebraska-Omaha teammates will square off with Dani Suponchick taking on Armana Christianson. Katie Keiser of Gothenburg will face Stephanie Kolbas from Lincoln and rounding out the top eight will be Kristen Kosch of Bellevue against Julie Seevers of Omaha. Semifinal matches will begin approximately 1:00pm.
Last year’s defending champ Kayla Knopik was defeated by Keiser 2 and 1.