SEVERE WX : Wind Advisory View Alerts

Mason City grad Sydney Eaton named All-MVC

Sydney Eaton named All-MVC

Posted: Apr. 21, 2019 10:44 PM
Updated: Apr. 22, 2019 10:21 AM

Speech to Text for Mason City grad Sydney Eaton named All-MVC

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.

mason city alum and current northern iowa sophomore á sydeny eaton á has had an undeniably great seasn on the golf course. i had a chance to talk with her yesterday about her passion for the game resulting in successes á and how she manages life off the course.xxx natural sound when i'm on the course i don't like to know where i stand compared to the rest of the field i kind of just like to do my thing. that statement held especially true for uánái's á sydney eaton á at the missouri valley conference tournament last week in indiana. eaton was at the top of the leader board at the end of day one á a goal of hers since before the tournament began. natural sound i went into conference telling myself like my goal is to win and i didn't want to settle for anything less than that. that goal would be put to the test for the sophomore on the final day of play. she would go on to tie for first á before going into a playoff round to determine who was the outright champ. ended up having to wait about an hour and a half or so before i could even do that playoff and it didn't end the way i wanted it to but it was my first playoff experience and it was really fun. part of what made the journey so much fun á was the support of her teammates... such as clear lake's emily snelling and nashuaá plainfield's sarah mcmichael á both who were at one time arch rivals on the course. specifically emily snelling from clear lake. we have been each other's main competition since we were about eight years old. and to finally be able to compete on a team together is awesome, we love it. perhaps the most prominent driving force in eaton's life right now is her mother. even while battling ovarian cancer á she was at the mávác tournament walking all 36 holes right by her daughter's side. as a college student being away from home á sydney says some days are harder than others. it was a big adjustment getting into what college studying was like was different, learning how to you know with everything outside of that being away from home being away from my mom it was tough tough times that serve as a life lesson and reminder to keep things in perspecitve. the biggest thing for me is realizing that when i have that bad shot it doesn't matter. there's worse things going on. i'm lucky to be able to play these beautiful golf courses. i'm so
Mason City
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 51°
Albert Lea
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 50°
Austin
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 52°
Charles City
Few Clouds
50° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 50°
Rochester
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 50°
Tracking sunshine for the start of the week.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

A look at the Kid's Cup event

Image

Short term rentals in Rochester

Image

Civic Center board of directors approved

Image

Rochester files lawsuit over opioids

Image

A family affair: Brother's face each other on the diamond

Image

Splash pad expansion

Image

Rural roads get a beating

Image

Chris' Monday Forecast 5/20

Image

Donations Helping Women's Health Pavilion

Image

Partial Roof Collapse at Mohawk Square

Community Events