W&J Women's Golf Opens Spring At McDaniel
ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. -- The Washington & Jefferson College women's golf team placed fifth at its first tournament of the spring season this weekend hosted by McDaniel College at The Bridges Golf Club.
New York University ran away with the title after totaling 642 strokes (315-327). McDaniel was second with 716 (363-353) followed by St. John Fisher (793--391-402), Nazareth (799--385-404) and W&J (801--415-386).
NYU had five of the top nine finishers, including medalist Elaine Tse, who shot three-over par 147 (71-76) on the 5,831-yard layout.
The Presidents' top finisher was sophomore Jennifer Suder (Cranberry Township, Pa./Seneca Valley). Suder, who was named the Presidents' Athletic Conference Diver of the Year during the winter for the W&J swimming & diving team, totaled 188 strokes (97-91) to place 15th.
Freshman Amanda Halula (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley) tied for 18th place with 193 shots (100-93), while junior Katelyn Vannoy (Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk) earned 20th place with 201 strokes (101-100).
Senior Ellen Schmitt (Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair) took 25th place with 219 shots (117-102) and freshman Kylie McKenna (Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair) notched a score of 248 (126-122) to place 26th.
Washington & Jefferson returns to action next weekend at the Gettysburg Invitational at Hanover Country Club.