Koopman shoots 257

Alise McNutt 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Morgan Koopman (Finksburg, Md./McDonogh) fired a three-round score of 257 to lead McDaniel to a 14th-place finish at the Bucknell Fall Invitational in women's golf action on Saturday and Sunday.

Playing as the only Division III team in the 15-team field, the Green Terror opened its fall schedule with a 54-hole score of 1,108. McDaniel opened with a 378 in Saturday's morning round before firing a 364 in the day's second round. The Green Terror finished the tournament with a 366 on Sunday. Boston University won the tournament with a score of 930 (317-304-309), edging Rutgers and Seton Hall by one shot.

Koopman tied for 63rd overall, including carding team-low round of 79 in the second round. She posted a score of 93 in the first round and finished the weekend with a round of 85.

Alise McNutt (Flourtown, Pa./Mount St. Joseph) finished 72nd overall with a 54-hole score of 270. Her best round came on Sunday when she matched Koopman with an 85. McNutt had the team's lowest score in the opening round with a 91 before carding a 91 in the second 18 on Saturday.

Katie Pass (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) finished 75th overall with a total of 282. After carding a 100 in the opening round, she finished with matching scores of 91 in the final two rounds.

Bridget McLaughlin (Langhorne, Pa./Wyoming Seminary Upper) finished 79th overall with a score of 299, including firing a 94 in the first round. She added rounds of 100 and 105 over the final two rounds, respectively.

The Green Terror returns to action in a tri-match with Gettysburg and Susquehanna at Piney Branch on Sunday, Sept. 16.

Team Scores: 1. Boston Univ. 930 (317-304-309), 2T. Rutgers 931 (310-310-311), 2T. Seton Hall 931 (322-298-311), 4. Radford 932 (314-304-314), 5. Columbia 937 (313-316-308), 6. Lehigh 945 (320-311-314), 7. Bucknell 953 (316-327-310), 8. St. Francis (Pa.) 963 (330-319-314), 9. Robert Morris 972 (321-319-332), 10. Cleveland State 979 (321-328-330), 11. Wagner 989 (330-327-332), 12. Kutztown 1023 (344-342-337), 13. St. Francis (N.Y.) 1085 (366-369-350), 14. McDaniel 1108 (378-364-366), 15. Navy 1136 (390-364-382).

McDaniel Results: 63T. Morgan Koopman 257 (93-79-85), 72. Alise McNutt 270 (91-94-85), 75. Katie Pass 282 (100-91-91), 79. Bridget McLaughlin 299 (94-100-105).

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