One week after a strong opening to its season at the St. Lawrence Invitational, in which it finished third out of 12 teams, the Amherst women’s golf team played at the historic Nehoiden Golf Club to compete in the Ann S. Batchelder Invitational tournament at Wellesley College.

In a tournament dominated by Williams College for the past decade — the Ephs have won seven of the last ten tournaments — Amherst rose to the occasion, taking the top spot in a competitive and tight field.