Denison finishes 14th at OWU Invitational

Senior Liz Tristano carded rounds of 95 and 97 at Ohio Wesleyan.
Senior Liz Tristano carded rounds of 95 and 97 at Ohio Wesleyan.

Denison's women's golf team finished in 14th place at the 36-hole Laura Bump Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University at Mill Creek Golf Course in Ostrander, Ohio.  DU finished with a two-round total of 764.

First-year's Stacey Adams and Amanda Castle led Denison on Saturday and Sunday as Adams fired rounds of 90 and 88 to finish in a tie for 41st.  Castle followed in 56th place after rounds of 95 and 91.  Senior Liz Tristano shot an opening round 95 and followed with a 97 on Sunday.  DU's scoring was rounded out by Carly Schultz' rounds of 105 and 103 which landed her in a tie for 75th place out of the field of 90 golfers.  Katie Wellman and Parker Shea finished in a tie with 218 strokes as Wellman ended with rounds of 106 and 112 while Shea finished with a 110 and a 108.  Grace Summers rounded out the Denison scoring with rounds of 106 and 114.

Allegheny College was the team champion with a two-day total of 663.  They held off second-place Wittenberg by five strokes.

Denison's women will return to the links next Saturday for the 36-hole Allegheny Invitational which is a part of the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship Series.