Andrew Mishler

Maybe it's a new set of clubs. Or maybe she tees the ball just slightly higher than usual. Or it could even be a simple change in her stance.

Whatever the reason, freshman Jenna Hague has played some of the best golf of her life in the past two weeks.

That was assured this weekend when the Ball State women's golfer came only a stroke away from winning her second straight tournament in two weeks in the Indiana Invitational.

Hague shot a 73 in the 18-hole tournament, which was shortened due to rain, to put her in a four-way tie for first. After a three-hole playoff between four golfers, Hague settled for second place.

Her high score led Ball State to second place in the 15-team tournament with a 305, behind only tournament host Indiana, which won with a score of 298.

Junior Autumn Duke was Ball State's second best golfer, shooting a 76 to tie for 11th. Junior Zoe Camus and sophomore Meghan Perry both shot a score of 78, tying for 28th. Sophomore Sarah Westaway rounded out the lineup with an 85, tying for 75th.

Ball State will play in the Mid-American Conference Championships on April 27-29 in Fishers, Ind. for the team's final event of the spring season.

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