BLOOMINGTON, Ind., -- The Purdue women's golf team maintained its third place position on Sunday at the Indiana Invitational at Indiana University Golf Course. The Boilermakers, third going into the final round, collectively shot 22 over par during the final round of the tournament and took 939 total strokes during the three round event. Purdue finished 33 strokes behind first place Indiana and four behind Ohio State. Sixteen teams competed on the par 74 course.
Leading the way the entire weekend for Purdue was sophomore Stacy Orschell. A native of Connersville, Ind., she shot a 74, which was one of only three rounds par or better during the final round. Orschell shot a seven over par 226 during the three rounds, which earned her a tie for second with Indiana's Erin Carney. Jennifer Seger of Indiana won the tournament by five strokes over Orschell and Carney. Two other Boilermakers finished in the top 20. Juniors Angela Blythe and Johanna Gollings were tied for 20th with a three round effort of 239 strokes each. Classmate Rebecca Burkhart's 18 over par was tied for the 23rd best effort. Senior Colleen Cashman placed 30th shooting 19 over par for the weekend. Purdue was one of only two teams to place all five golfers in the top 30. The Boilermakers will travel to Iowa City for the Hawkeye Invitational, April 18-19.