Green Bay Shoots Best Score in Program History to Finish Third at Butler Invitational

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Release: October 05, 2010
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L to R: Westcott, De Boer, Hansen, Marschall, Yorobe shot a program best, 619 to finish third at Butler

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Green Bay women's golf team shot its best score in program history to place third in the Butler Fall Invitational, which wrapped up Tuesday at Eagle Creek Golf Course. After breaking the program record by 10 strokes (307) in the first round, the Phoenix shot 312 in the final round to post a program-best 619 for the tournament.

Three players, Ellyn Hansen (Milton, Wis.), Cassandra Marschall (Marshfield, Wis.) and Christina De Boer (Onalaska, Wis.), finished in the top 20 in the field of 82.

After shooting a 76 in the first round, Hansen shot a 75 Tuesday, posting a final score of 151 (+7) to finish in fifth place. Hansen had 23 pars in the 18-hole invitational. As a team, Green Bay finished with 99 pars, which ranked second in the 14-team field.

Marschall finished in 13th place after shooting 77 in both rounds, combining for 154 (+10). Meanwhile, De Boer shot 77 in her first round and posted 79 in her second round, finishing in 19th place with 156 (+12).

Other scorers for Green Bay included Eleanor Yorobe (Bloomington, Minn.), who shot 77 in her first round and 83 in her second. Yorobe's combined score of 156 (+16) placed her 30th in the field. Sophomore Nicole Westcott (Mequon, Wis.) shot 80 in the first round and 81 in the second for a combined total of 161 (+17).

Bradley University won the 14-team invitational with a score of 602 while Western Kentucky finished second with 613. Green Bay placed ahead of conference rivals Butler, Loyola, Valparaiso and Cleveland State.

Green Bay's next invitational will Monday, Oct. 18 in Ohio. The Phoenix will be competing in the Dayton Invitational which tees off at 10:00 a.m.

BUTLER FALL INVITATIONAL FINAL RESULTS:

1.  Bradley                             602

2.  Western Kentucky              613

3.  Green Bay                       619

4.  Butler                                621

5.  Western Illinois                  623

6.  IUPUI                                627

7.  Eastern Illinois                   628

8.  Chicago State                    633

9.  DePauw University             638

10. Loyola                              640

11. Indiana State                    649

       Valparaiso                       649

12. Cleveland State                 663

13. Olivet Nazarene                 763

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