Amherst in First Place After Day One of Jack Leaman Invitational

Amherst in First Place After Day One of Jack Leaman Invitational

AMHERST, Mass. - The Amherst College women's golf team is in first place after day one action Saturday afternoon at the Jack Leaman Invitational hosted by the Purple & White at Hickory Ridge Golf Club.

Amherst posted a day one score of 317 and finished nine strokes ahead of NESCAC and Little III rival Williams College (326) after 18 holes.

TOP FIVE TEAMS

  • Amherst College (317)
  • Williams College (326)
  • Middlebury College (338)
  • New York University (NYU) (344)
  • SUNY Cortland (347)

TOP THREE INDIVIDUALS

DAY ONE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Gracie and Weiss both shot a two-over-par 76 on day one and finished in at three-way tie with Williams' Kim for top individual honors after Saturday's first round.
  • Zoe Wong '18 finished five strokes behind both Gracie and Weiss with a first round score of 81, while first-year Maggie Schoeller carded an 84 to round out the top four scorers for the Purple & White.
  • Schoeller was the only player in the field to notch an eagle in round one while Gracie was one of three players to notch three birdies on Saturday.

UP NEXT

  • Amherst returns to Jack Leaman Invitational action Sunday with tee-times slated to start at 10:32 a.m. at Hickory Ridge Golf Club.