April 11, 2011

Bulldogs Finish Sixth At Brown Bear Invitational

Final Results

BARRINGTON, R.I. -- Junior Michele Nash tied for tenth in the final individual standings and helped lead Butler to a sixth place team finish at the Brown Bear Invitational, which concluded on Monday (April 11).  Princeton won the 13-team meet, hosted by Brown University.

Nash shot a 74 in the first round of the tournament on the 6,012-yard, par-72 layout at the Rhode Island Country Club.  She then closed with a 75 on the final day for a 36-hole total of 149.  She finished one stroke out of seventh place and was two strokes away from a “Top 5” individual finish.

Junior Clare Cornelius and senior Marcella Moreman tied for 35th in the tournament with two-round totals of 159.  Cornelius shot a 79 in the opening round and then closed with an 80, while Moreman carded an 80 in the first round before finishing with a 79.  Senior Molly Fields tied for 40th place with a two-day score of 162 (84-78), while sophomore Julia Porter tied for 51st at 166 (85-81).

The Bulldogs opened the tournament with a team score of 317 and then improved to 312 in the final round for a 36-hole total of 629.  Princeton claimed the team title with a two-day total of 589.