SANDESTIN, Fla. – The Washington and Lee women's golf team shot a 314 (+26) on Monday and is tied for eighth out of 18 teams at the Golfweek Fall Invitational held at the Baytowne Golf Club.
The Generals improved by 11 strokes over Sunday's round thanks in large part to the play of junior Liza Freed (Alexandria, Va. / St. Stephen's & St. Agnes), who tied for the low round of the day, finishing with a two under par score of 70. Freed is in second place and her total of 75-70—145 (+1) is just three strokes behind Jane Hopkinson-Wood of Wittenberg, who has carded a 72-70—142 (-2).
Wittenberg is atop the team standings with a 316-302—618 (+42) that leads Methodist by one stroke. The Monarchs have tallied a 316-303—619 (+43). W&L is tied with Centre in eighth-place with a 325-314—639 (+63).
Junior Mary-Frances Hall (State Road, N.C. / Elkin) is tied for 19th overall out of the 92 golfers in the tournament with a +15 score of 81-78—159. First-year Griffin Foultz (San Antonio, Texas / St. Mary's Hall) is just two strokes back, carding an 81-80—161 (+17) that is 29th overall.
Junior Dana Droz (Lancaster, Pa. / Veritas Academy) and first-year Caroline Buckley (Duxbury, Mass. / Notre Dame Academy) round out the Generals competing at the event. Droz sits in a tie for 77th with an 88-86—174 (+30) and Buckley has shot 89-88—177 (+33) and is tied for 83rd.
The Generals will wrap up the tournament with a third round on Tuesday.