WashU Women’s Golf Second at UAA Championship

WashU Women’s Golf Second at UAA Championship

Sorrento, Fla., March 13, 2016 – No. 12-ranked New York University edged No. 7 Washington University in St. Louis by two strokes to win the 2016 University Athletic Association (UAA) Women's Golf Championship Sunday at RedTail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla.

WashU, who had a five-stroke lead after an opening round 322, shot a 330 on day two to finish with a 652. New York fired a two-day total of 650 (327-323) to win its first UAA title in school history. Carnegie Mellon University finished third with a 707 (364-343).

Sophomore Erin Drolet finished second with a 159 (77-82) and earned first-team All-UAA Tournament Team honors. Senior Connie Zhou, who was runner-up a year ago, tied for fifth with a 163 (83-80) and also earned first-team All-Tournament Team accolades.

Freshmen Chloe DiPetrillo (82-83, 165, eighth place) and Hanna Jia (80-87, 167) took home second-team All-Tournament honors all-UAA after placing eighth and 10th, respectively.

WashU continues its Spring Break trip by competing in the 13th Annual Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate Invitational Friday-Sunday, March 18-20, at the historic Mound Course in Jekyll Island, Ga.

Individual Results:
2. Erin Drolet – 77-82, 159
T5. Connie Zhou – 83-80, 163
8. Chloe DiPetrillo – 82-83, 165
T10. Hanna Jia – 80-87, 167
T12. Jessica Wibawa – 84-85, 169

T15. Sabrina Ho - 98-91, 189 (Individual)
17. Erin Lawrence - 103-91, 194 (Individual) 

Team Results:
1. New York – 327-323, 650
2. WashU – 322-330, 652
3. Carnegie Mellon – 364-343, 707