HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. - The Purdue women's golf team rallied on the final day of competition at the 10th-annual Windy City Collegiate Classic, hosted by Northwestern at Northmoor Country Club, to seventh in the team standings and finish 22-over par (290-293-291=874). The Boilermakers turned in the second-lowest team card on the final 18 holes, shooting seven-over 291, behind an impressive individual effort from junior Ida Ayu Indira Melati Putri.
Putri rebounded after a tough second round Monday, turning in her fifth score under par in six outings this season. She dropped three birdies in her first seven holes, added a fourth on No. 1 and sunk a fifth on her second-to-last hole of the day to shoot one-under 70 on the day and three-over 216 for the tournament to tie for 11th place.
Freshman Inez Wanamarta had the No. 2 score of the day for the Boilermakers, finishing one-over 72 on Tuesday and tying for 20th at six-over 219 in the individual standings. Junior Covadonga SanJuan gave the Boilermakers a third top-25 finisher, tying for 24th place at seven-over, 220, despite tying senior Marta Martin for the fourth and final team score at four-over 75. Sophomore Micaela Farah turned in the Boilermakers' No. 3 score Tuesday, making 11 straight pars at one point on her way to a score of three-over 74.
The Boilermakers were just three strokes outside the top-five of a stacked field, finishing one back from Arizona and three behind Duke. Arizona State claimed the team title at one-under par (280-288-283=851), while Oklahoma State's Maddie McCrary took medalist honors at six-under par (70-68-69=207).
Purdue wraps up its spring schedule in three weeks, heading to North Carolina for the Landfall Invitational. The three-day event begins Oct. 27 at the Country Club of Landfall.