March 8, 2016
Results | Monday Recap
BOULDER CITY, Nev. - The Boston University golf team finished second in the Battle at Boulder Creek, which concluded Tuesday at Boulder Creek Golf Club.
Thanks to a record round of 290 on Monday, the Terriers turned in a 54-hole total of 915 (290-307-318), two strokes ahead of third-place Northern Colorado. UNLV won the event with a score of 855. The Terriers were well ahead of Patriot League foes Bucknell (957) and Holy Cross (1101).
Senior Emily Tillo finished in a tie for fourth after three excellent rounds, highlighted by a four-under 68 on Monday. She then recorded back-to-back 75s for a total of 218, which is a new school record. Monday's 68 was also a record low.
Sophomore Phyllis Tang was 12th with a 227 (71-77-79) thanks to three rounds in the 70s. Freshman Megan Carter finished 22nd (76-79-84) with a 239, one stroke ahead of senior Maddy Silverman (82-78-80) in 24th. Junior Adela Cejnarova withdrew after shooting 75 and 77 over the first two rounds on Monday.
The Terriers sank 27 birdies and an eagle in three rounds as part of their 2016 Spring Birdies campaign.
BU will return to action on March 28 when the Terriers take part in the 54-hole Kingsmill Intercollegiate hosted by William & Mary.