CLAYTON, Ind. – The 24th-ranked Washington and Lee women's golf team finished seventh out of 14 teams at the Dan Quayle Classic hosted by DePauw at the Deer Creek Golf Club in Clayton, Ind., on Saturday and Sunday.
Indiana Tech claimed the team championship, posting a 312-306—618 to finish one stroke ahead of second-ranked Wittenberg, who shot 300-319—619. W&L carded 323-326—649 and was just three strokes behind William Penn and 19th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan, who both shot 646.
Wittenberg's Jane Hopkinson-Wood finished as the individual medalist, posting a 70-73—143 to win by four strokes.
Junior Liza Freed (Alexandria, Va. / St. Stephen's & St. Agnes) led the way for the Generals, placing in a tie for fifth overall out of 85 golfers with a 75-76—151. Junior Mary-Frances Hall (State Road, N.C. / Elkin) shot 80-78—158 to finish 13th overall, while first-year Griffin Foultz (San Antonio, Texas / St. Mary's Hall) shot 79-86—165 to tie for 36th.
Junior Dana Droz (Lancaster, Pa. / Veritas Academy) and first-year Caroline Buckley (Duxbury, Mass. / Notre Dame Academy) rounded out the W&L players in the field. Droz shot 89-86—175 to tie for 56th and Buckley logged a 92-86—178 to tie for 65th overall.
Washington and Lee returns to action on October 3-4 when it hosts the Generals Invitational at the Lexington Golf & Country Club.