WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Washington and Lee women's golf team improved by 32 strokes on day two to finish eighth out of 15 teams at the Williams Fall Invitational at the Taconic Golf Club on Sunday.
The Generals shot a 351 on Saturday, but improved to 319 on Sunday to finish with a +102 score of 670. NYU finished as the team champion with a score of 319-303—622 (+54). Williams was second with a 315-310—625 (+57) and Amherst finished third with a 323-310—633 (+65).
Middlebury's Chloe Levins completed the tournament with a 70-76—146 (+4) to finish as the individual medalist. She was five strokes clear of next closest competitor.
W&L sophomore Laurie Jones (Atlanta, Ga. / Blessed Trinity) followed an 80 on day one with a 74 on Sunday to tie for sixth out of the 82 golfers in the tournament with a +12 score of 154. First-year Savannah Johnson (Owens Cross Roads, Ala. / Huntsville) carded a score of 82-77—159 (+17) to tie for 14th overall, while junior Griffin Foultz (San Antonio, Texas / St. Mary's Hall) tied for 23rd, five strokes behind Johnson with an 86-78—164 (+22). Foultz made eagle on the par 5 18th hole.
Sophomore Hannah Wright (Thompsons Station, Tenn. / Battle Ground Academy) improved by 13 strokes herself on Sunday, tying for 63rd with a 103-90—193 (+51).
Washington and Lee will finish its fall campaign on October 7-8 when it hosts the General's Invitational at the Lexington Golf & Country Club.