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Kirkman ties for eighth

Kelsey Kirkman (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Kelsey Kirkman (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – Kelsey Kirkman (Chesapeake, Va./Norfolk Academy) posted a two-round score of 183 to lead McDaniel at its own Spring Invitational at The Bridges Golf Club in women's golf action on Saturday and Sunday.

The Green Terror turned in a 36-hole score of 734 to finish second, posting a 364 on Saturday before carding a round of 370 in conditions that were 30 degrees colder over the second 18 holes on Sunday. Gettysburg won the five-team invitational with a score of 678 (337-341).

Kirkman and Meg Schlesinger (Frederick, Md./Urbana) finished with the same final score, placing tied for eighth. Kirkman posted a round of 90 on Saturday before carding a 93 in the second round. Schlesinger posted McDaniel's low round of the tournament with an 89 over the first round and posted a round of 94 on Sunday.

Casey Marson (Norwich, N.Y./Norwich) finished 13th overall with a score of 185, posting a 92 on Saturday and a 93 on Sunday.

Janine Borrelli (Rockville, Md./St. John's College) was 14th with a score of 188. She turned in a round of 93 on Saturday before posting a 95 on Sunday.

Alex Philo (Phoenixville, Pa./Phoenixville Area) had the low round on Sunday for the Green Terror with a score of 90. She finished 18th overall with a score of 193.

McDaniel returns to action at the Gettysburg Invitational on Saturday.

Team Scores: 1. Gettysburg 678 (337-341), 2. McDaniel 734 (364-370), 3. Washington & Jefferson 749 (377-372), 4. Stevenson 756 (378-378), 5. Dickinson 786 (408-378).

McDaniel Results: 8T. Kelsey Kirkman 183 (90-93), 8T. Meg Schlesinger 183 (89-94), 13. Casey Marson 185 (92-93), 14. Janine Borrelli 188 (93-95), 18T. Alex Philo 193 (103-90).