Mammoths Edge Ephs by 3 Strokes to Win MHC Invite for First Time Since 2008

Mammoths Edge Ephs by 3 Strokes to Win MHC Invite for First Time Since 2008

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Holding a three stroke lead over archrival Williams at the 17-team Mount Holyoke Invitational heading into the final day of action, the Amherst College women's golf team went stroke-for-stroke with the Ephs to card a 313-306-619 and take the team crown at the Invite for the first time since the 2008 season.

Recording her second top-two finish in as many weeks, junior Morgan Yurosek paced Amherst with an impressive weekend of golf, cutting four strokes off her day one score of 76 to card a 148 and take second overall.

Tying for ninth place, India Gaume '22 (82-75) and Lily Worden '21 (79-78) each registered a 157 mark, while Isabelle Ouyang '21 and Emily Young '20 tied for 23rd with a 162 after securing scores of 77-85 and 81-81, respectively.

In addition to Amherst's five scoring golfers, five more Mammoths logged noteworthy finishes competing as individuals at the Invite. 

Jessica Jeong '20 led the pack on the individual side, carding an 81-76-157 to tie for ninth overall, while Katie Rosenberg '19 shot an 82-80-162 to place tied for 23rd. 

Katie Mina Lee '22 secured a 29th place finish behind an 83-80-163 mark, while Kate Weiss '19 concluded the weekend a stroke behind Lee to tie for 30th (79-85-164). Maggie Schoeller '19 rounded out the Mammoths traveling to the Orchards Golf Club, posting a 89-85-174 mark to tie for 49th overall.

 

DAY ONE RECAP
The Amherst women's golf team finished strong on day one as they lead the 17-team pack at the Mount Holyoke Invitational on Saturday where Amherst carded a day one score of 313 to put them three strokes in front.

Amherst was led by junior Morgan Yurosek '20 who ended with a 76 for her opening round.  Isabelle Ouyang '21 was one stroke behind her with a 77 on the day while Lily Worden and Emily Young were the final two Mammoths to contribute. Worden sat two strokes behind Ouyang with a 79 while Young finished with an 81 on day one.

Amherst sat three strokes ahead of Williams College who carded a combined 316 to put them in second after the first round. New York University was right behind them in third place at 317.