Molly Fields Paces Butler In Florida Meet

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. -- Senior Molly Fields finished second in the individual competition and Butler lost a tiebreaker to IUPUI for the team title in a four-team meet that concluded at Windsor Park Golf Club in Jacksonville, Fla., on Thursday (March 17).  The meet wrapped up Butler’s week-long trip to the Sunshine State.

Fields shot an opening round 81 on the par-72 course and then closed with an 80 to finish second with a 36-hole total of 161.  She placed runner-up to Kristi O’Brien of IUPUI, who shot a two-day total of 154 (78-76).

Butler junior Michele Nash was third in the 22-player field with back-to-back rounds of 81 (162).  Junior Clare Cornelius finished with a 165 (80-85), while senior Marcella Moreman carded a 170 (85-85).  Sophomore Julia Porter posted a 176 (88-88) and sophomore Ali Arends finished with a 182 (94-88).

Butler and IUPUI each posted a final team score of 658, while Eastern Illinois finished third with a 668.  Green Bay closed out the four-team field with a 697.

Butler Scores
Molly Fields - 81-80 161
Michele Nash - 81-81 162
Clare Cornelius - 80-85 165
Marcella Moreman - 85-85 170
Julia Porter - 88-88 176
Ali Arends - 94-88 182