Nelson Leads Eagles to Sixth-Place Finish

Sept. 12, 2006

Fort Collins, Colo. -

Eastern Washington University sophomore Chloe Nelson finished with a one-under-par total of 215 to finish third individually Tuesday (Sept. 12) at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic in Fort Collins, Colo.

Eastern finished sixth as a team as the Eagles placed ahead of five other Big Sky Conference schools taking part. Eastern's three-round total of 896 was 15 strokes better than 10th-place finisher Montana.

Nelson, a 2005 graduate of Silverado High School in Las Vegas, Nev., had rounds of 70, 71 and 74 as she placed third for the second-straight tournament. As a freshman last spring, she placed third at the Big Sky Conference Championships.

Eagle newcomer Marli Mikulecky was 25th was an eight-over-par total of 224. Other Eastern finishers included Chelsey Lollar (38th, 228), Sheena Prante (40th, 229) and Eva Yoe (75th, 243).

The tournament took place at the par-72 Ptarmigan Country Club.

Eastern returns to action Sept. 18-19 at the Salbasgeon Suites Invitational in Corvallis, Ore.


Results from the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic:

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