McDaniel finishes second at Bridges

McDaniel finishes second at Bridges

Weiner finishes second overall in seven-team invite

ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – Jennie Weiner (Setauket, N.Y./Ward Melville) fired a round of 82 on Sunday to finish with a two-day total of 167 and lead McDaniel to a second-place finish at its own spring invitational in women’s golf action on Saturday and Sunday.

As a team, the Green Terror finished with a two-round score of 706 to match the score posted by Kutztown. However, the Golden Bears were awarded the team championship on the first tiebreaker – Sunday’s five-person score, edging McDaniel by two strokes (94-96).

The Green Terror was third after Saturday’s first round with a 357, one shot ahead of the eventual champions but gave back that one shot on Sunday.

New York University finished third in the seven-team field with a two-round total of 716 (355-361) while SUNY Cortland was fourth with a 727 (352-375).

St. John Fisher’s Alex Battle won the individual crown with a two-round total of 160 (79-81).

In addition to Weiner’s second-place showing, Morgan Koopman (Finksburg, Md./McDonogh) finished in the top 10 with a score of 176. She followed up a first-round 91 with a second-roung 85.

Nicole Cristy (Towson, Md./Bryn Mawr) finished 13th with a score of 181, carding an 89 on Saturday and a 92 on Sunday while Val Saucier (Cockeysville, Md./Dulaney) was tied for 14th with a 182 (92-90).

Anna Bencriscutto (Oro Valley, Ariz./Ironwood Ridge) posted a 195 (99-96) while Amy Glock (Lineboro, Md./Hereford) posted a 207 (106-101) as an individual.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Muhlenberg Invitational on Apr. 6. Tee time is 12:30 p.m.

Team Scores: 1. Kutztown 706 (358-348)*, 2. McDaniel 706 (357-349)*, 3. New York University 716 (355-361), 4. SUNY Cortland 727 (352-375), 5. Nazareth 741 (375-366), 6. St. John Fisher 798 (398-400), 7. Franklin & Marshall 874 (454-420).

McDaniel Results: 2. Jennie Weiner 167 (85-82), 8. Morgan Koopman 176 (91-85), 13. Nicole Cristy 181 (89-92), 14T. Val Saucier 182 (92-90), 27. Anna Bencriscutto 195 (99-96).

McDaniel Individual: 30. Amy Glock 207 (106-101).

* Team championship broken on first tiebreaker (five-person score in second round)