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Local briefs: Warrior women 4th in Mich. tourney

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 7:19 pm

The Indiana Tech women's golf team placed fourth after firing a final-round 311 to finish with a 646 (335-311) at the Crusader Classic at Treetops in Gaylord, Mich., on Tuesday.

Tech was led by Courtney Dye, who garnered All-Tournament team honors with a second-place finish. The freshman was impressive in her first collegiate tournament carding a final round 73 (+1) to finish six-over (77-73-150) for the tournament, once shot behind individual winner Katie Holdren (Bethel; 77-72-149).

Also placing in the top-10 for the Warriors was freshman Wiebke Schlender, who carded a final-round 76 to finish with a two-day total of 159 (82-81) and a 10th place finish. Fellow freshman Tamina Römer carded an 81 in the final round to finish 21st with a 167 (86-81).

Rachel George also shot 81 in the final round and finished one shot behind teammate Julia Browning (89-86-175) for the tourney., carding a 176 (95-81). Tina Mettert (from New Haven) concluded the scoring for Tech with an 86 in round two and a 199 (113-86) overall.

Bethel held its ground and took top team honors with a final-round 302 and a tournament score of 618 (316-302). Ashland (319-302=621) fell three strokes shy of the victory after also carding a 302 in the final round. Madonna took third with a 639 (333-306) and Marian rounded out the top five with a 658 (338-320).

The Warriors will be back in action on Saturday when they travel to Jacksonville, Ill., to take part in the Illinois College Fall Invitational.

Railroaders Golf League at Donald Ross on Tuesday

Front nine: Roger Platt, John Metzger, Tom Shaw, Bud Clemente(-6)

Back nine: Dick Love, Lee Walker, Carl Handshoe, Paul Echlin (-6)

Closest to the pin: Dick Love (2), Roger Platt, Dick Cashman