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Morgan Koopman © 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

McDaniel finishes 10th at NYU Invitational

SUFFERN, N.Y. – Morgan Koopman (Finksburg, Md./McDonogh) shot a 36-hole total of 165 to lead McDaniel to a 10th-place finish at the NYU Invitational in women's golf action on Saturday and Sunday.

As a team, the Green Terror combined to shoot a total of 741 over the two days, improving from a score 375 on Saturday to a round of 366 on Sunday.

Williams won the 11-team tournament that featured some of the top Division III teams in the northeast with a score of 630 (311-319).

Koopman fired a round of 85 before shooting a season-low score of 80 on Sunday to finished tied for 15th overall.

Freshman Alise McNutt (Flourtown, Pa./Mount St. Joseph) posted her best two rounds of the young season, carding a 90 on Saturday and an 89 on Sunday to finish with a 179 and 34th overall.

Katie Pass (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) finished 51st overall with a score of 194, posting matching rounds of 97.

Katherine Restrepo (Wyomissing, Pa./Wyomissing Area) fired a combined 203 (103-100) to finish tied for 56th while Mary Yates (Phoenix, Md./Hereford) posted a 218 (110-108) to finish 62nd.

McDaniel returns to action at Stevenson on Oct. 1. Tee time is 1 p.m.

Team Scores: 1. Williams 630 (311-319), 2. Middlebury 643 (319-324), 3. Amherst 661 (338-323), 4. St. Lawrence 679 (335-344), 5. Cortland 686 (349-337), 6T. NYU 687 (345-342), 6T. Vassar 687 (335-352), 8. Merrimack 694 (357-337), 9. Wellesley 698 (343-355), 10. McDaniel 741 (375-366), 11. Mount Holyoke 762 (381-381).

McDaniel Results: 15T. Morgan Koopman 165 (85-80), 34. Alise McNutt 179 (90-89), 51. Katie Pass 194 (97-97), 56T. Katherine Restrepo 203 (103-100), 62. Mary Yates 218 (110-108).

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