Nebraska women’s golfers Madeleine Sheils and Steffi Neisen recently earned spots in the upcoming U.S. Women’s Amateur Championships.
Sheils, a senior from Boise, Idaho, made it to the national tournament by winning the U.S. Women’s Amateur Sectional Qualifying Tournament in Lakewood, Wash., on Tuesday, July 19. Sheils shot a one-under-par 71 at the Oakbrook Golf and Country Club to win by one stroke.
Neisen, a sophomore for the Huskers in 2011-12, earned her trip to the national tournament with a 71 at the Braemer Golf Course in Edina, Minn., on July 15. Neisen, a native of New Prague, Minn., finished third behind Casey Danielson (68) and Breanna Elliott (69).