Yorobe Earns Top-10 as Green Bay Finishes Sixth

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Release: April 29, 2012
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Seniro Elle Yorobe finishes in a tie for ninth on Sunday.

By: Andrew Gavin (@GBGavin)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Senior Eleanor Yorobe (Bloomington, Minn.) ended her career in impressive fashion on Sunday, posting a top-10 finish to help the Green Bay women's golf team to sixth place at the 2012 Horizon League Championships at Mission Inn Resort.

Shooting a 40 on the back nine, Yorobe carded an 11-over 84 on Sunday in the final round to finish in a tie for ninth place with a 54-hole total of 34-over 253. As a team, the Phoenix posted its best round of the three-day tournament on Sunday, firing a 341 to remain in sixth place. Butler placed four players in the top eight and won the team championship by 25 strokes.

Sophomore Molly Fassbinder (Hudson, Wis.) finished in second on Green Bay, tying for 23rd place at 44-over 263. She bounced back from a tough opening nine to shoot 5-over 42 on the back side.

Sophomore Grace Abitz (Appleton, Wis.) had a solid round for the second-straight day, carding an 85 to finish in a tie for 27th place (265, +46). Junior Christina De Boer (Onalaska, Wis.) had one of the field's best rounds of the day with a 9-over 82 with 10 pars and a birdie and finished tied for 29th (266, +47). Senior Stephanie Fifield (Oconto Falls, Wis.) rounded out the Phoenix golfers in 33rd (271, +52).

2012 Horizon League Championships
1. Butler, 331-323-330=984 (+108)
T2. Detroit, 342-332-335=1009 (+133)
T2. Loyola, 345-335-329=1009 (+133)
4. Cleveland State, 344-336-335=1015 (+139)
5. Youngstown State, 350-339-335=1024 (+148)
6. Green Bay, 349-348-341=1038 (+162)

7. Valparaiso, 351-357-350=1058 (+182)
8. UIC, 378-343-350=1071 (+195)

Green Bay Women - Individual Scores
T9. Eleanor Yorobe, 82-87-84=253 (+34)
T23. Molly Fassbinder, 88-85-90=263 (+44)
T27. Grace Abitz, 96-84-85=265 (+46)
T29. Christina De Boer, 90-94-82=266 (+47)
33. Stephanie Fifield, 89-92-90=271 (+52)

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