Hansen and Fifield Shoot Best Collegiate Rounds at Cougar Classic

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Release: September 20, 2010
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HAMMOND, Ind. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's golf team teed off in the first round of the third-annual Chicago State Cougar Classic Monday  at Lost Marsh Golf Course in Hammond, Ind.

Green Bay senior Ellyn Hansen (Milton, Wis.) and junior Stephanie Fifield (Oconto Falls, Wis.) shot their best collegiate rounds in the opening round.

Hansen posted a score of 77 (+5) while parring 13 holes. Hansen shot 39 and 38, placing her in ninth heading into Tuesday's final round.

Meanwhile Fifield shot a solid 80 (+8) playing as an individual. Fifield fired a 39 and 41 to finish in the top 20 in the 86-player field.

"I'm very excited to see Ellyn and Stephanie's scores match their months of tireless preparation," said head coach Lucas Hana. "Both are making new strides and scoring lows that will boost the team up the leader board."

As a team, Green Bay currently sits in ninth place in the 14-team field after shooting 330 (+42) in the first round.

Eleanor Yorobe (Bloomington, Minn.) fired an 82 (+10) to finish the day in 33rd place. Nicole Westcott (Mequon, Wis.) shot an 84 (+12) to finish in 41st while Christina De Boer shot 87 (+15) to round out the scoring for Green Bay.

The two day tournament features 14 NCAA Division I schools that represent six different conferences (Great West, Horizon League, Southwestern Athletic, Ohio Valley, Summit League and Atlantic 10). The second and final round of the Cougar Classic will tee of Tuesday at 8 a.m.

---GreenBayPhoenix.com---

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