Lee’s 71 Helps Pull Amherst into a Fourth Place Finish

Lee’s 71 Helps Pull Amherst into a Fourth Place Finish

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. -- Mina Lee '22 tied for the low score of the day with a 71 and Amherst College moved up two spots to finish in fourth place at their own Jack Leaman Invitational which concluded on Sunday afternoon at The Ledges Golf Course.

It was the best collegiate round for the first year player, who played her final nine holes of the tournament two-under par, including birdies on nine and 16.

Her efforts resulted in a 36-hole total of 154, good enough for a tie for ninth place.

The weekend also marked the final home tournament for seniors Katie Rosenberg, Kate Weiss and Maggie Schoeller. Rosenberg followed an 83 with a +5 77 on Sunday and ended the competition in 16th position. Schoeller also improved on her first round score, as did sophomore Lily Worden.

Both players shot 81 on Sunday, with Schoeller finishing in 25th place and Worden carding a two-day total of 166 for a 29th place finish.

Weiss, competing as an individual, shot an 83 on the second day of competition and finished with a 174 and a tie for 36th.

The other Amherst individual player was first year India Gaume, who shot  79 after an opening round 82. Gaume wound up tied for 17th with a total of 161.

Sophomore Isaeblle Ouyang carded an 87 on the second day of play and finished up T-32nd on the weekend.

Williams College fired a second round 289 to win the tournament by 29 strokes, breaking 600 (597). Cordelia Chan shot a 71, tied with Lee and teammate Olivia White for the best round of the day. Chan won the tournament with a 147, while White and Stella Woo were runners-up with a total of 150.

Wellesley finished in second place, with NYU six strokes back.

Amherst concludes their spring season next weekend when they head to Williams for the Eph's Invitational.