Butler women’s golf opens season with 12th place finish at Redbird Invitational

Claire Edwards tied for 15th place at the Redbird Invitational. Photo courtesy of Butler golf on Twitter. 


The 54-hole tournament at the Redbird Invitational concluded with a 12th place finish for the Butler women’s golf team. The tournament, hosted by Illinois State from Sept. 8-9, featured 17 teams with a total of 95 participants.

Junior Katelyn Le had the best round for the Bulldogs on Monday’s final 18 holes. Le carded a one-over 73 and finished the tournament tied for 60th.

Sophomore Claire Edwards completed the tournament with a total of 224, finishing tied for 15th overall. 

Junior Ally Ross finished in a tie for 39th at 229. Sophomore Nicole Jordan finished in a tie for 65th at 236, while senior Betsy Werner played as an individual and shot 251.

In her first collegiate tournament, freshman Emma Kelly finished in a tie for 70th at 238.

Xavier took home the team title with a total score of 885. Bradley finished second with 888 followed by Ball State with 891. Caroline Klemp of Northern Illinois took medalist honors with a total of 215. 

The Bulldogs return to action on Sept. 23, traveling to Cedar Falls, Iowa, for the Northern Iowa Invitational.


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