Strong Day 2 Propels Amherst to Second Place at the Williams Spring Invite

Strong Day 2 Propels Amherst to Second Place at the Williams Spring Invite

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -The Amherst College women's golf team cut five strokes from their day one score to register a two-day, 36-hole mark of 653 (329-324) to jump Middlebury College and place second overall at the Williams College Spring Invitational at the Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown, Mass.

TOP FOUR TEAMS
1. Williams College (639)
2. Amherst College (653)
3. Middlebury College (660)
4. Hamilton College (765)

TOP FIVE INDIVIDUALS
T1. Elizabeth Gudas, Williams (158)
T1. Cordelia Chan, Williams (158)

T3. Zoe Wong, Amherst (159)
T3. Lilia Everson, Middlebury (159)
5. Hope Matthews, Middlebury (160)

INVITATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • In third place after day one action, Amherst cut four strokes of its 18-hole score to finish 85-over par with a score of 653 (329-324) to notch a second place finish. 
  • The Purple & White were led by Zoe Wong '18 who posted a mark of 159 (78-81) to finish 17-over par to place in a tie for third overall.
  • Jamie Gracie '17 finished seventh after cutting two strokes off her day one score to post an overall tally of 162 (82-80).
  • With a mark of 166 (87-79), Kate Weiss '19 tied for 10th overall, while Maggie Schoeller '19 logged a 12th place finish by shooting a 87 and 79 to earn a overall mark of 166.
  • Katie Rosenberg '19 (88-84) and Devyn Gardner '16 (84-88) rounded out Amherst's scorers, with each student-athlete shooting a 172 to place in a tie for 16th.