WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - Williams leads after Day 1 of play at the 2019 NESCAC Women’s Golf Championship Fall Qualifier, which is part of the Williams Invitational, at Taconic Golf Club on the Williams campus.
The Ephs shot a team score of 312, six strokes better than Amherst (318). Middlebury stands in third place (326) and is followed by Hamilton (337) in fourth and Bowdoin in fifth (342). Trinity rounded out the team scores (448).
Bates and Wesleyan were represented by individuals at the tournament. Chole Baylor fired an 88 for the Bobcats, while Saadia Naeem led a trio of Cardinals with a score of 92.
Stella Woo of Williams led the field with a round of 76. Catalin Yturralde (Williams), Isabelle Ouyang (Amherst), and Katie Murphy (Middlebury) are all one shot back after carding matching scores of 77. Joanna Kim of Williams and Amherst's Morgan Yurosek round out the top five golfers, tying for fifth place after each golfer posted a score of 79 on the first day.
The final day of the NESCAC Women's Golf Championship Fall Qualifier will begin on Sunday at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. The top four teams and the top four individuals outside the top four teams will qualify for the NESCAC Women’s Golf Championship in the spring. The winner of the qualifier will host the spring championship.
1. Williams - 312
2. Amherst - 318
3. Middlebury - 326
4. Hamilton - 337
5. Bowdoin - 342
6. Trinity - 448