Yurosek Ties for Fifth, Mammoths Place Fourth at Batchelder Invitational

Yurosek Ties for Fifth, Mammoths Place Fourth at Batchelder Invitational

WELLESLEY, Mass. -- Senior Morgan Yurosek fired a final round 74 to finish tied for fifth as the Amherst College women's golf team improved by 18 strokes and stayed solidly in fourth place as play concluded at the Ann S. Batchelder Invitational at Nehodien Golf Course.

After winning this event for the last three seasons, the Mammoths relinquished the crown to Williams College, who shot a combined 598 over two days, winning the tournament by 30 strokes over the host Blue.

Yurosek, a two-time individual champion, went 80-74-154 to end the tournament in the top five. First year Janelle Jin carded 78 on Sunday to aid in the Amherst team effort. Jin finished tied for 21st with a 165, a stroke behind teammates Lily Worden '21 and Isabelle Ouyang '21, who both tied for 18th with combined scores of 164.

Sophomore India Gaume improved by three shots on Sunday, carding an 83 to finish tied for 27th with a 169.

Individual competitors Emily Young '20 and Katie Mina Lee '22 both finished tied for 21st place with 165 combined scores. Young shot an 80 on Sunday while Mina Lee went 82-83 over the two day event.

Joanna Kim of Williams was the individual medalist, firing 70-73-143. Her teammate Olivia White and Middlebury's Katie Murphy tied for second three shots behind, while Williams' Malini Rudra was fourth with a 153.

Middlebury College took third place in the event, five strokes behind Wellesley.