Gracie Shoots 69, Amherst Wins Jack Leaman Invitational

Gracie Shoots 69, Amherst Wins Jack Leaman Invitational

AMHERST, Mass. - The Amherst College women's golf team shot a combined score of 637 and Jamie Gracie '17 won individual medalist honors with a five-under-par 69 to help the Purple & White secure the Jack Leaman Invitational championship Sunday afternoon at Hickory Ridge Golf Club.

Amherst posted a day one score of 317 and finished day two with score of 320 to post a winning score of 637 over the course of two rounds to lead the field of eight scoring teams.

TOP FIVE TEAMS

  • Amherst College (317-320-637)
  • Williams College (326-329-655)
  • Middlebury College (338-323-661)
  • New York University (NYU) (344-320-664)
  • SUNY Cortland (347-338-685)

TOP THREE INDIVIDUALS

  • Gracie (76-69-145) - Amherst
  • Kristen Lee (82-72-154) - NYU
  • June Conti (81-79-160) - Mount Holyoke College
  • Katharine Fortin (84-76-160) - Middlebury

DAY TWO HIGHLIGHTS

  • Gracie turned in a phenomenal round on day two finishing five strokes under par, and shaving seven strokes off her day one score of 76 en route to the low round of the tournament and individual medalist honors.
  • Gracie finished the tournament with nine birdies, 23 pars, and was eight-under-par on par 5 holes, while shooting even on par 3 holes.
  • Kate Weiss '19 carded a day two total of 85 and finished with a 161 for the two rounds to tie for fifth overall. Zoe Wong '18 tied for eighth after carding a round of 83 on day two to earn a combined total of 164.
  • Maggie Schoeller '19 improved one stroke from yesterday's 84 with an 83 on day two to post a 36-hole score of 167.

UP NEXT

  • Amherst returns to action at the Williams College Invitational Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24.