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Spartans Tie for 13th Place at Tar Heel Invitational
 
 
 
Liz Nagel led MSU for the third consecutive tournament by placing 14th at the Tar Heel Invitational.
 
Liz Nagel led MSU for the third consecutive tournament by placing 14th at the Tar Heel Invitational.
 
 

Oct. 13, 2013

Complete Results

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Michigan State women's golf team finished in a tie for 13th place at the Tar Heel Invitational, which concluded Sunday afternoon at the Finley Golf Course on the campus of North Carolina. The Spartans shot a 298 in the third round on Sunday and closed at 26-over-par (300-292-298--890).

No. 7 Duke won the elite 18-team field that featured 10 teams ranked in the Golfweek Top 25 and 16 in the top 50.

Senior Liz Nagel led the Spartans with a 1-over-par 217 (74-72-71) to tie for 14th place. Nagel shot her third under-par round of the season with a 71 on Sunday to move up eight places on the leaderboard. The DeWitt, Mich., native tallied three birdies in her final round.

Freshman Kelly Grassel, who fired back-to-back rounds of 1-under 71 to start the tournament, carded a 4-over 76 on Sunday to finish in 19th place at 2-over 218. In three collegiate tournaments, Grassel now owns two top-20 finishes.

Senior Allyssa Ferrell compiled the second-lowest round of the day for the Spartans with a 74 and finished in 53rd place at 10-over 226 (75-77-74).

Junior Lindsey McPherson rounded out the team scoring on Sunday with a 77 and closed with a 237 (81-79-77). Fellow junior Trisha Witherby finished the tournament at 230 (80-72-78).

The Spartans will close out their fall tournament schedule at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C., on Oct. 25-27.

 

 

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