McDaniel finishes second at own invite

Jennie Weiner © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Jennie Weiner © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Koopman, Weiner fired rounds of 87 to pace squad

HAMPSTEAD, Md. – Jennie Weiner (Setauket, N.Y./Ward Melville) and Morgan Koopman (Finksburg, Md./McDonogh) both fired rounds of 87 to lead McDaniel to a second-place finish at the McDaniel Fall Invitational at Piney Branch Golf Club in women's golf action on Sunday.

The Green Terror carded a 357 in the preview event for the spring's Centennial Conference championship, which will be held at the same course as a 36-hole event on Apr. 16-17.

Gettysburg bettered McDaniel by four strokes, firing a 353 in cool and breezy conditions on a course that had seen more than five inches of rain over the later part of last week.

The Bullets' Kara McNulty won the individual crown with a round of 82.

Weiner and Koopman finished tied for second while Jennipher Bencriscutto (Oro Valley, Ariz./Ironwood Ridge) finished a stroke back tied for fourth place with a round of 88.

Katherine Restrepo (Wyomissing, Pa./Wyomissing Area) posted a score of 95 to finish ninth overall.

McDaniel concludes the fall schedule at the Navy Fall Invitational on Saturday.

Team Scores: 1. Gettysburg 353, 2. McDaniel 357, 3. Dickinson 418, 4. Susquehanna 451, 5. Franklin & Marshall 456.

McDaniel Results: 2T. Morgan Koopman 87, 2T. Jennie Weiner 87, 4T. Jennipher Bencriscutto 88, 9. Katherine Restrepo 95.