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Morgan Koopman © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror finishes 16th in 54-hole tournament

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Morgan Koopman (Finksburg, Md./McDonogh) fired a two-day, three-round score of 260 to lead McDaniel to a 16th-place finish at the Bucknell Invitational in women's golf action on Saturday and Sunday.

The Green Terror finished the 54-hole tournament with a score of 1093, improving its score each round. The squad opened with a 370 in Saturday's morning round before firing a 363 in the afternoon round. In much cooler conditions on Sunday, McDaniel combined for a round of 360 at the primarily Division I tournament.

The host Bison won the tournament with a 903 (303-304-296).

Koopman and Jennie Weiner (Setauket, N.Y./Ward Melville) finished tied for 64th place overall. Koopman sandwiched rounds of 86 around a second-round 88. Weiner carded rounds of 89 around a second-round 82.

Jennipher Bencriscutto (Oro Valley, Ariz./Ironwood Ridge) finished 78th overall, posting a score of 278. She opened with a 99 before coming back with a 94 in Saturday's afternoon round and posted a team-best 85 on Sunday.

Katherine Restrepo (Wyomissing, Pa./Wyomissing Area) finished 82nd with a score of 295 (96-99-100).

The Green Terror returns to action at the Gettysburg Fall Invitational on Sunday.

Team Scores: 1. Bucknell 903 (303-304-296), 2. William and Mary 922 (307-305-310), 3. Rutgers 929 (306-310-313), 4. Lehigh 931 (314-307-310), 5. Marshall 938 (316-315-307), 6. Radford 945 (317-308-320), 7. Siena 961 (322-317-322), 8. Oakland 970 (325-323-322), 9. Robert Morris 984 (330-330-324), 10. Seton Hall 987 (334-322-331), 11. Hofstra 988 (328-332-328), 12. Cleveland State 996 (332-335-329), 13. St. Francis (Pa.) 1002 (350-316-336), 14. Bucknell Blue 1009 (340-332-337), 15. Kutztown 1032 (342-341-349), 16. McDaniel 1093 (370-363-360), 17. Navy 1172 (411-375-386), 18. St. Francis (N.Y.) 1186 (398-400-388).

McDaniel Results: 64T. Morgan Koopman 260 (86-88-86), 64T. Jennie Weiner 260 (89-82-89), 78. Jennipher Bencriscutto 278 (99-94-85), 82. Katherine Restrepo 295 (96-99-100).

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