Nash Leads Bulldogs To Butler Invite Title

Nash Leads Bulldogs To Butler Invite Title


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.

Junior Clare Cornelius (86-85) and senior Marcella Moreman (91-85) rounded out BU's scoring lineup. 

Butler will return to the links Thursday, April 7 in the Big Four event in Indianapolis.