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Women's Golf Takes 2nd out of 11 at Dartmouth

UAlbany Sports Information   09-24-2017

Women’s Golf Finish: 2nd/ 11 Teams
Tournament: Dartmouth Invitational
Field: Quinnipiac, Dartmouth, Boston University, Siena, Sacred Heart, Hartford, Central Conn. St., LIU, Holy Cross, and Fairfield
Location: Hanover, NH – Hanover Country Club
Short Story: UAlbany Women’s Golf places 2nd at the Dartmouth Invitational led by top-ten finishers Annie Lee (T5) and Helga Einarsdottir (T7). Each UAlbany team member finished in the top-half of the Invitational composed of 63 golfers.

Team Round Scores:  299-295  594 (+18)

Finish Round 1 Round 2 Total
Annie Lee T5 72 74 146 (+2)
Helga Einarsdottir T7 74 73 147 (+3)
Megan Henry T20 79 73 152 (+8)
Annika Espino T20 77 75 152 (+8)
Tifany Kuroki T28 76 79 155 (+11)

RECAP Women’s Golf placed second at the Dartmouth Invitational. Overall the team finished with round scores of 299 and 295 (+18). At this invitational each team is composed of five golfers. However, only the four best scores from each round count toward the team’s overall score, with the highest score removed. Leading the pack was senior Annie Songeun Lee and sophomore Helga Einarsdottir. Lee tied for 5th overall shooting a two round total of 147, two over par. Meanwhile, teammate Einarsdottir (147) tied for 7th just one stroke-over Lee and three over par. Both Megan Henry and Annika Espino tied for 20th with round scores of 79-73 (+8) and 77-75 (+8) respectively. Finally, Tiffany Kuroki tied for 28th with round scores of 76-79 (+11).


“Never did I think we would break 300 in both rounds in a tournament, break a program scoring record and not win. This week was very exciting and really showcased the talent that we have and the positive direction the program is going,” said head coach Colleen Cashman-McSween.

“Annie and Helga played four stellar rounds and really led the team. But overall, this weekend was truly a team effort and and I'm so proud of everyone. Shooting all 10 scores in the 70's is quite a feat. It was fun to watch and I really am excited for the future and what is to come,” said Cashman-McSween.

UP NEXT The Great Danes return to the action on Friday, October 6th  in New Haven, CT at the Yale Women’s Intercollegiate.




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