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Purdue women share Big Ten golf title

Purdue shares Big Ten golf title

Purdue’s Paula Reto fired a 2-under 70 Sunday to lead the Boilermakers to a share of first place with Northwestern in the Big Ten Women’s Golf Tournament at the French Lick Resort.

Purdue shot a 297 team total on the final day to catch Northwestern, as each team finished with a 20-over total of 884.

Reto was the tournament medalist with a 4-under 212 total. Prior to her 70 on Sunday, she shot 1-under 71s.

Indiana placed fifth with a 916 total. The Hoosiers were led by Kate Coons, who tied for 20th with rounds of 80, 75 and 73 for a 12-over 228.

Illinois captures men’s title

Illinois shot a 5-over 293 to win its fifth straight men’s championship. The Illini had a 1,163 four-round total. Minnesota was nine shots back in second place.

Indiana tied for fourth place with Ohio State, each with an 1,190 total. Brant Peaper led the Hoosiers, finishing tied for 17th with a 12-over 300 total.

Purdue, led by Adams Schenk’s 292, which tied him for fifth place individually, placed seventh with a 1,203 total.

Michigan State golfer Mitch Rutledge, a summer Fort Wayne resident, had a 308 total and finished 42nd. Rutledge’s rounds were 78, 79, 73 and 78.

– Journal Gazette