March 14, 2010

Bulldogs Finish Third At Spring Fling

ORLANDO, FLA. -- Sophomore Michele Nash tied for third in the final individual standings and Butler wound up third in the team competition in the St. John’s Spring Fling at Mission Inn Resort in Orlando, Fla.  The 36-hole tournament wrapped up on Sunday, March 14.

Nash carded rounds of 81 and 83 to finish with a 36-hole total of 164.  She tied with Jaymie Voorhess of Eastern Illinois for third place, two strokes behind co-leaders Jordan Woods and Kristi O’Brien, both of IUPUI.

Junior Marcella Moreman placed sixth in the competition with a two-round score of 167 (84-83), one stroke ahead of teammate Molly Fields (82-86) in seventh place.  Sophomore Clare Cornelius (91-88) and freshman Julia Porter (86-93) tied for 12th place with final totals of 179, while junior Allison Lipps placed 14th with a final score of 180 (89-91).

Eastern Illinois won the three-team competition with a team score of 670, while IUPUI finished one stroke back.  Butler was three strokes back with a 673.