Michele Nash Ties For Second At State Amateur

Butler golfer Michele Nash posted a 54-hole score of even-par 216 and tied for second place in the Indiana Women’s Golf Association State Amateur Championship, which concluded at Anderson Country Club on Wednesday, July 14.  She was one of five Butler golfers competing in the three-day state tournament.

Nash was the tournament leader heading into the final round, after carding a 75 on the first day and a three-under par 69 in the second round.  She finished with an even-par 72 in the final round.  Milena Savich of Carmel shot a two-under-par 70 on the final day and finished one stroke ahead of Nash in the final standings, while Lyndsay McBride of Bristol carded a five-under par 67 in the final round to catch Nash in second place.

Butler’s Clare Cornelius tied for 20th in the event with a three-day total of 233 (77-75-81), while teammate Marcella Moreman tied for 27th at 236 (79-80-77).  Also competing from Butler were Julia Porter, who tied for 46th place (79-84-79, 242), and Allison Lipps, who tied for 57th (83-80-88, 251).

Moreman and Lipps will be seniors at Butler this fall, Nash and Cornelius will be juniors and Porter will be a sophomore.