AVON, Ind. - Junior Michele Nash earned medalist honors and senior Molly Fields took eight strokes off her first round to finish ninth to lead the Butler women's golf team to a title at the Butler Spring Invitational.
Nash fired a 147 (73-74), five over par, to win the tournament by 12 strokes. Fields shot 78 in the second round to finish with a 164. Sophomore Julia Porter (82-84) 166 finished in a three-way tie for 10th
Butler entered the second round with a three stroke lead over Loyola and IUPUI. The Bulldogs, who combined for a 327 mark in the first round, kept that pace to defeat Loyola by six strokes. IUPUI placed third, nine strokes back of the Bulldogs.
Butler will return to the links Thursday, April 7 in the Big Four event in Indianapolis.