Julie

Merwald

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Year: Freshman
City/State: Omaha, Neb.

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • 1979 Big Eight Championships Competitor
  • 1979 Nebraska Letterwinner

Freshman (1978-79)
Julie Merwald competed in 13 rounds for the Huskers and posted a 93.92 stroke average in her lone season on the Nebraska roster in 1978-79. The Omaha native earned a varsity letter and competed for the Huskers at the 1979 Big Eight Championships in Stillwater, Okla.

Merwald posted NU's No. 5 score with a 278 at the Big Eight Tournament, as Nebraska finished in fourth place in the team standings. Her opening-round 88 counted toward the Huskers' team score.

She opened the season at the Omaha Invitational, but did not compete in NU's next two events. Merwald returned to the course with a 195 at the Kansas Invite and continued her progression with a 176, including a career-best 87 in the first round, at the Mizzoui Invitational. Merwald opened the spring with a 188 to tie for 15th at the Wichita State Shocker Invite, and competed at the KU Invitational to set up her contributions at the Big Eight Championships. She closed the year with a 190 at the Minnesota Invitational.

Merwald's Career Statistics

Year

Rounds

Strokes

Avg.

Low 18

Low 54

1978-79

13

1,221

93.92

87

278

Totals

13

1,221

93.92

87

278

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