Mammoths Place Second in NESCAC Championship

Mammoths Place Second in NESCAC Championship

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- Katie Rosenberg '19 carded an Ace on the fourth hole and finished tied for third individually while the Amherst women's golf team placed second overall in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championships at Ralphy Myhre Golf Course on Sunday afternoon.

Amherst compiled a day one score of 321, following that up on the second day of competition by adding eight strokes to finish for a combined 650 over the weekend. The Mammoths finished seven strokes behind the winner, Williams College, who notched a 643 (320, 323) score after 36 holes. Middlebury sat 13 strokes behind the Purple and White, in third, with a 663 (326, 337) for the tournament.

India Gaume '22 (83, 80), Isabelle Ouyang '21 (79, 84), and Emily Young '20 (80, 83) all carded a combined score of 163 after two days to lead Amherst, tying them for tenth overall in the tournament.  Morgan Yurosek '20 finished one stroke behind the trio with an 82 on both days, combining for 164. Jessica Jeong '20 was the last Mammoth to contribute as she posted an 80 on the first day, and an 85 on the second (165).

For the individuals, Rosenberg and Lily Worden '21 led the group as they each posted an impressive 160 mark, tying them for third overall in the tournament. Rosenberg notched an impressive career achievement as she recorded an Ace on the fourth hole (Par-3), which sat 167 yards out.

Kate Weiss '19 followed two strokes behind her teammates with an 81 on both days, tying her for eighth.

Chloe Levins of Middlebury College was the outright winner of the tournament after she matched her day one score of 76, combining for 152 on the weekend.

The Mammoths will return to action next weekend (October 13th-14th) when they cap off their fall season at the New York University Fall Invitational at Forest Hill Field Club.

Course Par: 71

Top-Mammoths: India Gaume, Isabelle Ouyang, Emily Young

Result: 2nd / 7