Gracie '17 Leads Jeffs at Mt. Holyoke Invitational
Issue   |   Wed, 09/24/2014 - 01:08

The men’s golf team placed 15th this past weekend at the Williams’ home course of Taconic Golf Club Champ Course in Williamstown, MA. RPI finished in first place with a two-day score of 652, and Williams and Skidmore follwed RPI and finished tied for second, while Middlebury and St. Lawrence took the next two spots.

First-year Dan Langa lead the Jeffs with a 78 on the first day and then a 83 on the next. Senior Josh Moser and Jarvis Sill were the next placing Jeffs, with scores of 162 and 163, respectively. Nick Kafker ’17 and James Line ’16 completed the scoring line for Amherst.

The Jeffs will be up at Hamilton this upcoming weekend, when they will be playing in the NESCAC Qualifier.

The women’s golf team had a solid outing over the weekeend when they finished in sixth place out of 15 teams at the Mt. Holyoke Invitional.

Jamie Gracie ’17 led the scoring with a score of 148, as she shot a 76 followed by a 72 on Saturday and Sunday. She had the best individual score of the tournament, outshooting her nearest competitor by four strokes.

It was Williams who won the tournament, followed by Ithaca, Middlebury, NYU and then Mount Holyoke. Westfield State Univ. struggled in the tournament, finishing in last place. First-year Zoe Wong was the second finishing Jeff, while CJ Berstein ’15, Angelina Guan ’17 and Katherine Britt ’15 rounded out the rest of the Jeff scoring.

Amherst heads to the Middlebury Invitational this weekend.