W&L Women's Golf Ties for Fourth at the O'Brien National Invitational

W&L Women's Golf Ties for Fourth at the O'Brien National Invitational

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The 13th-ranked Washington and Lee women's golf team shot 321-312—663 (+57) to finish in a tie for fourth-place out of 10 teams at the O'Brien National Invitational hosted by St. Mary's (Ind.) on Monday at the Knollwood Country Club.

Second-ranked Wittenberg continued to dominate the field on Monday, carding a 299 to finish with a 292-299—591 (+15).  Fifth-ranked George Fox finished second with a 313-303—616 (+40), while fourth-ranked Texas-Tyler was third with a 320-312—632 (+56).

W&L and 16th-ranked DePauw continued to be mirror images of one another, as both shot 321-312—633 (+57) to finish one stroke behind UT-Tyler and place in a tie for fourth.  Huntingdon, ranked 14th, shot 320-320—640 to finish sixth.

Individually, Wittenberg's Jane Hopkinson-Wood won the event with a three-under par score of 73-68—141.  W&L sophomore Liza Freed (Alexandria, Va. / St. Stephen's & St. Agnes) finished as the runner-up, posting a two-day score of 74-72—146 (+2).

Sophomore Mary-Frances Hall (State Road, N.C. / Elkin) logged an 81-78—159 (+15) to tie for 19th out of 63 competitors, while classmate Caroline Holloway (Gainesville, Fla. / Oak Hall) finished 22nd with an 81-80—161 (+17).

Sophomore Dana Droz (Lancaster, Pa. / Veritas Academy) posted a score of 85-82—167 (+23) to tie for 37th and senior Sara Moir (Roanoke, Va. / Hidden Valley) finished with a 90-83—173 (+29) to place 46th.

Washington and Lee returns to action on October 5-6 when it hosts the Generals Invitational at the Lexington Golf & Country Club.

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