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.
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.