Hoosiers Finish Tied for 6th at Westbrook Invitational
Feb. 24, 2014
The Hoosiers finished tied for sixth after posting a round of 295 on Monday (287-292-295/874). Ohio State won the tournament crown with a score of 838, 10 strokes ahead of runner up Oregon (848). The host Badgers (859), College of Charleston (869) and Nebraska (869) rounded out the top five, with Oregon State finishing tied with the Hoosiers in the sixth spot.
Tong was solid all tournament for the Hoosiers, following up yesterday's -3 score over 36 holes to post an even-par 72 for her first top-10 finish of the season at tied for sixth (71-70-72/213). Her 36-hole total of 213 is a career best with the Hoosiers.
Sanjuan joined Tong as IU players with rounds under par in the tournament as she carded a 1-under 71 to finish tied for 33rd (73-76-71/220). Sanjuan's two best 36 hole efforts of the season have come in the last two tournaments after she posted a 219 in last week's Central District Invitational.
Sophomore Maria Mancini finished with a 5-over 77 on Monday to place tied for 39th (68-76-77/221). That is a career-best 36 hole score for Mancini, with her two lowest scores also coming in the last two weeks after a 223 at the Central District Invitational.
Sophomore Marissa DeCola was one stroke back of Mancini, placing tied for 45th at 222 (75-72-75). After starting the day with a bogey, DeCola hit par on her next 14 holes before a stumble with bogeys on two of the last three. DeCola is back in action this spring after being hampered most of the fall season with an injury.
Junior Sarah Dusman finished tied for 73rd after a round of 82 on Monday (76-74-82/232). Competing as an individual in her second tournament of the season, sophomore Camille Chevalier tied for 55th with a 1-over 73 in the final round (73-79-73/225). Chevalier was one hole away from her first under-par round of the season but took a double bogey on the par-4 sixth hole.
The Hoosiers are back in action March 18-19 at the BYU at Entrada Classic in St. George, Utah.
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