September 13, 2009

McDaniel opens fall with D1s

Green Terror finish 12th at 54-hole Bucknell Invitational

LEWISBURG, Pa. - Val Saucier (Cockeysville, Md./Dulaney) shot a 54-hole total of 265 to finish tied for 51st overall and lead McDaniel to a 12th-place showing at the Bucknell Invitaitonal in women's golf action on Saturday and Sunday.

In its first action of the fall, the Green Terror posted a three-round total of 1,082 over the two-day invitational in a field comprised mostly of Division I programs.

McDaniel opened the weekend with a round of 358 in Saturday's morning session before carding a 369 in the afternoon session. On Sunday, the Green Terror posted a score of 355.

William & Mary won the 12-team tournament with a score of 893 (294-301-298).

Saucier posted a score of 84 in Sunday's final round after turning in cards of 90 and 91, respectively, on Saturday.

Nicole Cristy (Towson, Md.) and Morgan Koopman (Finksburg, Md./McDonogh) finished tied for 54 with matching scores of 268. Cristy went 86-93 on Saturday and registered a round of 89 on Sunday while Koopman went 89-92 in the first two rounds before posting an 87 on Sunday in her first collegiate action.

Anna Bencriscutto (Oro Valley, Ariz./Ironwood Ridge) posted a total of 281 (93-93-95) to finish 58th while Jennie Weiner (Setauket, N.Y./Ward Melville) recorded a total of 288 (96-97-95) to finish tied for 61st.

Amy Glock (Lineboro, Md./Hereford) posted a score of 303 (98-102-103), playing as an individual.

The Green Terror returns to action in the Mt. Holyoke Invitational on Sept. 26-27.

Team Scores: 1. William & Mary 893 (294-301-298), 2. Marshall 929 (313-311-305), 3. Columbia 938 (313-315-310), 4. Bucknell 948 (318-315-315), 5. Lehigh 950 (318-320-312), 6. Youngstown State 960 (316-317-327), 7. Rutgers 967 (326-316-325), 8. Albany 976 (314-323-339), 9. Lehigh White 983 (332-329-322), 10. Robert Morris 1036 (347-331-358), 11. Kutztown 1057 (350-350-357), 12. McDaniel 1082 (358-369-355).

McDaniel Results: 51T. Val Saucier 265 (90-91-84), 54T. Nicole Cristy 268 (86-93-89), 54T. Morgan Koopman 268 (89-92-87), 58. Anna Bencriscutto 281 (93-93-95), 61T. Jennie Weiner 288 (96-97-95).

McDaniel Individual: 63. Amy Glock 303 (98-102-103).

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