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Kirkman finishes 15th in spring opener

Kelsey Kirkman (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Kelsey Kirkman (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel finishes fifth
What:
McDaniel Spring Invitational in women's golf action
When:
Saturday-Sunday, Mar. 30-31
Where: The Bridges Golf Club – Abbottstown, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel finished fifth of five complete teams with a two-round score of 901. The Green Terror posted a score of 444 in the opening round and finished with a round of 457.

THE LEADERS
Kelsey Kirkman (Chesapeake, Va./Norfolk Academy) placed 15th overall with a score of 189, firing a 98 on Saturday and a 91 on Sunday.

FOR THE FOES
• Hannah Fireman led Gettysburg to the team title. Fireman won the individual crown with a 36-hole score of 165 (81-84), edging her teammate Skylar Frankiewicz for a shot. The Bullets were tied with Stevenson after the opening round with a score of 344 but shot a 346 to the Mustangs' 350 on Sunday to win by four shots, shooting a two-round score of 690.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Zoey Nichols (Princess Anne, Md./Washington Academy) finished 24th with a score of 216 (106-110).
Sera McClintock (West Chester, Pa./West Chester East) carded a two-round score of 233 (115-118).
Allison Isidore (Montclair, N.J./Montclair) rounded out the Green Terror competitors with a score of 263 (125-138).

THE INSIDE STORY
• Sunday's temperatures were 20 degrees colder than Saturday with significantly stronger winds. Only St. John Fisher shot a better round on Sunday than on Saturday.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the Gettysburg Spring Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 13 and Sunday, Apr. 14.