Jeffs Take Home Wellesley Inn/Hartford Invitational Title

April 16, 2002 

W. HARTFORD, CT - The Amherst College women's golf team fired a two-day score of 696 to take home the Wellesley Inn/Hartford Invitational title on Monday at the Wampanoag Country Club. The Jeffs were paced by sophomore Kathryn Kuchefski (Wellesley, MA), who shot a 169 to place seventh overall. 

Junior Katie Gravel (Manchester, ME) followed her up with an 11th place performance, firing a 172. First-years Emily Foran (Dallas, PA) finished in 21st place while Meg Sullivan (Northampton, MA) place 22nd, shooting scores of 177 and 178, respectively. Junior Jeannie Limpert (Bethesda, MD) rounded the scoring out for the Jeffs, tallying a 203. 

Hartford's Kristy Finlayson earned medallist honors for the third time in four years as she defended her title with a score of 153. Central Connecticut State's Colleen McDonnell was the runner-up, finishing 10 strokes behind with a 163. 

The Jeffs jumped out of the gate with a total of 344 after the opening day to take an early lead. They followed up with another strong performance on the second day, notching a 352. Central Connecticut State University finished three strokes behind, tallying a 699. 

Amherst returns to action Friday, April 26th at the Massachusetts State Championships. 

Wellesley Inn/Hartford Invitational - Wampanoag Country Club - W. Hartford, CT 
1) Amherst College (344-352-696) 
2) Central Connecticut (346-353-699) 
3) Long Island U- Brooklyn (352-352-704) 
4) University of Hartford (345-365-710) 
5) Boston College (348-366-714) 
6) Hofstra University (348-367-715) 
7) Wagner College (365-361-726) 
8) Boston University (356-372-728) 
9) Fairfield University (360-370-728) 
10) New York St.- Albany (369-365-734) 
11) Lehigh University (388-405-793) 
12) Bryant College (418-386-804) 
13) St. Lawrence University (410-405-815) 
14) Wellesley College (448-460-908) 
15) Sacred Heart University (492-506-998) 

7) Kathryn Kuchefski (88-81-169) 
11) Katie Gravel (85-87-172) 
21) Emily Foran (86-91-177) 
22) Meg Sullivan (85-93-178) 
54) Jeannie Limpert (104-99-203)