Women’s Golf Finishes Sixth at Jack Leaman Invitational
Issue   |   Tue, 04/21/2015 - 23:19
Amherst Athletics
Senior captain Katherine Britt finished tenth overall this weekend.

The Amherst College women’s golf team placed sixth overall in the 10-team field competing at the Jack Leaman Invitational this past weekend. Amherst served as the host team for the contest as play was held at the Hickory Ridge Golf Club.

Ithaca College took first place overall on the weekend finishing with a 324 team score. NESCAC opponents Middlebury and Williams tied for second place both coming in at 325. New York University finished in fourth at 330 strokes while Five College foe Mount Holyoke rounded out the top five totaling 332.

Amherst’s team total of 333 earned them the sixth-place spot.

Jamie Gracie ’17 led the team, finishing third overall in the tournament. The California native scored a 77, just 3 over par, to highlight the tournament for the Jeffs.

Senior captain Katherine Britt and Devyn Gardner ’16 tied for second place for the Jeffs, good for 10th overall at the tournament. They both came in at 8 over par with scores of 82.

Jenny Xu ’16 was Amherst’s fourth finisher scoring an 86 on the course.

First-year Zoe Wong finished off the top five for the jeffs, putting to an 88.

The team will finish up their spring season competing at the Williams spring invitational this coming weekend.
Saturday’s tee time is set for noon while the action on Sunday, April 26 will start off at 9 a.m.

“It was fun to play at home and we had a lot of spectators come out and watch, which was really fun,” Gracie said. “As a team we put up a couple of decent numbers so I think we are all looking forward to taking that momentum to our last tournament this weekend.”

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