Women's Golf Captures Team Title at Snowbird Invitational

March 13, 1998

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Purdue women's golf team captured the team title at the Snowbird Invitational in Orlando, Fla. for the second consecutive year.

Leading the way for the Boilermakers was senior Colleen Cashman, who finished third in the individual standings after firing a second round score of 76 to give her a total of 149 for the tournament.

Sophomore Stacy Orschell, juniors Angie Blythe and Johanna Gollings also finished in the top ten to spark the Boilers. Orschell tied for sixth with a two-round total of 155 while Blythe and Burkhart tied for ninth with totals of 156.

Tracy Gage of Methodist College won individual medal honors with a score of 148.

Junior Rebecca Burkhart and sophomore Kelly Beth Simmons tied for 43rd (163). Also getting action were juniors Lisa Kenley and Jill Dickey and sophomore Katie Kinsinger, who fired totals of 169, 175, and 168, respectively.

Purdue will return to action March 23-24 at the River wilderness Invitational in Bradenton, Fla.

Team Standings:
Purdue               307-309=616
Methodist College    318-305=623
Florida Southern     316-309=625
Wisconsin            315-311=626
Southern Mississippi 318-313=631


  3rd   Cashman     73-76=149
T-6th   Orschell    78-77=155
T-9th   Blythe      78-78=156
        Gollings    78-78=156
T-43rd  Burkhart    79-84=163
        Simmons     83-80=163
T-58th  Kenley      87-81=168
T-62nd  Kinsinger   84-85=169
T-76th  Dickey      90-85=175

The Purdue men's team is in fifth after day two at the Golden Ocala Invitational in Ocala, Fla. The tournament continues tomorrow.




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