Green Bay Finishes Fifth at Dayton Invitational
KETTERING, Ohio (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - After a program-record start to the Dayton Fall Invitational, the women's golf team finished the 36-hole tournament in fifth place. The Phoenix shot a 322 in the second round of play to finish with a combined team score of 626 (+66).
Green Bay placed three players in the top 20 in the field of 56. Coming off her best collegiate round in the first day of the tournament (72), Cassandra Marschall (Marshfield, Wis.) finished in sixth place with a combined score of 152 (+12). Marschall was one of two players to finish even on par 3 holes.
Senior Ellyn Hansen (Milton, Wis.) led the way for Green Bay in the final round, shooting 78, finishing with a combined score of 154 (+14) in the tournament. Hansen finished in 10th place overall and was -1 in par 5 scoring.
Eleanor Yorobe (Bloomington, Minn.) fired 84 in her final round, finishing with a final score of 159 (+19). Yorobe fired four birdies throughout the tournament and finished in 18th place.
Nicole Westcott (Mequon, Wis.) shot one stroke better than her first round (81) and finished the 6,358 yard course with a score of 161 (+21). Meanwhile Christina DeBoer (Onalaska, Wis.) matched her first round score (84) to finish with a combined 168, rounding out the scoring for the Phoenix.
Horizon League rival, Butler, won the invitational after shooting 295 in the final round, finishing with a combined score of 600 (+40).
The Dayton Invitational wrapped up fall play for the Phoenix. Green Bay will tee off spring competition March 11.
Final Team Results:
Butler 600 (+40)
Detroit 619 (+59)
Dayton 624 (+64)
Youngstown State 624 (+64)
Green Bay 626 (+66)
Robert Morris 631 (+71)
Valparaiso 636 (+76)
Evansville 645 (+85)
IUPUI 677 (+117)
Otterbein Univ. 688 (+128)