Berry Finishes Eighth Lady Crusaders Spring Invitational

Berry Finishes Eighth Lady Crusaders Spring Invitational

Nicole Wood and Chelsea Hoag each shot 86 Tuesday to lead Berry's women's golf team on the final day of the Mary Hardin-Baylor Lady Crusaders Spring Invitational in Belton, Texas.

The Lady Vikings shot 355 as a team Tuesday to finish the 36-hold event in eighth place at 732 overall.

Western Texas won the event by nine strokes over second-place Oklahoma Christian by shooting back-to-back rounds of 306 for a 612 total.

Hoag finished with Berry's top 36-hole score, firing a 90-86-176 to finish 29th.  Wood was two strokes behind Hoag at 92-86-178. Wood finished 32nd.

Berry's Lauren Buschhorn and Cady Clark tied for 42nd with a two-round score of 189.  Buschhorn shot 97 Monday and 92 Tuesday, while Clark shot 98 on the first round and 91 over the final 18 holes.

Western Texas' Judy Papenfus won the individual medal by shooting 75-74-149. Her score Tuesday gave her the title by a single stroke over Oklahoma Christian's Anna Arrese, who shot a pair of 75s.

Berry is scheduled to return to action March 5-6, when it hosts the Rome News-Tribune Invitational at Coosa Country Club.

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