April 6, 1997

Purdue Places Sixth at Indiana Invitational

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Purdue women's golf team placed sixth of 17 at the Indiana Invitational in Bloomington today. The Boilers totaled a 651 over two rounds on the par-71 course. Ohio State won the title with a 623, followed by Indiana (624) and Missouri (642).

Sophomore Angie Blythe was Purdue's lowest scorer with a 155. Blythe shot an 81 on the first loop, but bounced back with a 74 on the second. The improvement propelled her from a 17th-place tie into finishing tied for eighth. Freshman Stacy Orschell was second best, shooting a 162 for a 21st-place tie.

Junior Heather Hasselberg finished in a tie for 35th, while junior Colleen Cashman and sophomore Johanna Gollings tied for 45th and 66th respectively. A total of 90 golfers competed in the tournament.

Next weekend, the Boilers will benefit with a home-course advantage. On April 12-13, Purdue hosts the annual Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette.