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Former Bison Olson finishes second in LPGA event

Amy Olson

EVINA-LES-BAINS, France -- Former North Dakota State standout Amy (Anderson) Olson finished in a tie for second at the Evian Championship on Sunday, claiming her highest LPGA event finish in the final major championship of the season.

The Oxbow, N.D., native shot 69-65-65-74 for a total of 273 to finish at 11-under par for the tournament. American Angela Stanford shot 12-under par to win by one stroke.

Olson entered the Evian Championship at No. 59 on the LPGA money list this season

Olson’s brother Nathan Anderson, an NDSU golfer from 2009-13, served as her caddy for the tournament.

Olson won an NCAA-best 20 collegiate tournaments in her time at NDSU from 2009-13. She was named the NCAA Elite 88 award winner in 2011 as the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA at the national championship site. Olson holds NDSU’s season (72.8) and career (73.2) scoring average records.

Kevin Schnepf

Kevin Schnepf is the sports editor for The Forum. He has been working at The Forum since 1986.

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