Andy Sneddon, CMUChippewas.com
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Chloe Guschewski shot a 6-over 78 Thursday to lead the Central Michigan women's golf team to a fourth-place finish in the Bulldog Florida Invitational at Windsor Park Golf Club.
Youngstown State won the two-day, 36-hole tournament with a 630 team score. The Penguins shot 320 in Wednesday's opening round, 310 in Thursday's closing 18.
Eight teams and 48 players comprised the tournament, which was hosted by Butler.
CMU posted a 320 team total - an 18-shot improvement over their opening round -- on Thursday to finish at 658.
Both numbers, 320 and 658, rank second in program history for an 18-hole round and a 36-hole total, respectively.
Guschewski finished in a tie for 10th place. She shot 82 on Wednesday and finished at 160. The 36-hole total ranks sixth on the Chippewas' all-time list.
The top four Chippewas vastly improved their scores from the first round to the second.
The largest leap came from Natalie Johnson, who shot 77 on Thursday after a 91 on Wednesday. She finished with a 168 total, good for 22nd place. Johnson's 77 places her in the top 10 best rounds in program history.
Also for the Chippewas, Kristen Wolfe posted an 82 on Thursday and finished in a tie for 25th at 171. She shot 89 on Wednesday. Grace Labrecque shot 83 on Thursday and finished in a tie for 31st with a 174 total. She posted a 91 on Wednesday.
CMU's Hannah Matthies shot 96 on Thursday and finished at 190.
Jenna Peters of Butler shot 78-74 - 152 to earn medalist honors.
The tournament concluded CMU's spring break trip to Florida. The Chippewas are scheduled to play in the Southern Illinois Saluki Invitational March 29-30.