Haubenstock Named Freshman of Year as WashU Places 2nd

Haubenstock Named Freshman of Year as WashU Places 2nd

Palm Coast, Fla., March 12, 2017 – The No. 21-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's golf team finished as the University Athletic Association (UAA) runner-ups to No. 16 New York University after the two-day event concluded Sunday evening at Hammock Beach Resort-Conservatory Course.

WashU led by five strokes heading into Sunday after battling through stormy weather conditions but the Violets finished the second day with the tournament's top score of 321 to best the Bears. NYU finished the weekend with a 665 score, while WashU finished with 675 strokes to finish ahead of Carnegie Mellon University's 699.

"Golf is one of the most difficult games," said head coach Ellen Port, "and in saying that there was a whole lot of good going on out there. We just need to eliminate some of the unforced errors and capitalize on our good shots."

Freshman Samantha Haubenstock was honored as the Freshman-of-the-Year after tying for the weekend's third best score 165 (80, 85) which garnered First Team All-Tournament honors.

Fellow freshman Angelica Harris was a consistent presence for the Bears shooting a combined 168 with identical 84 scores during each round. Harris earned Second Team All-Tournament honors after placing seventh. She was joined by junior Erin Drolet (172 – 84, 87) and sophomore Hanna Jia (173 – 93, 80) on the UAA All-Tournament Second Team as they placed eighth and ninth respectively.

Senior Jessica Wibawa also earned Second Team All-Tournament honors after tying for tenth place finishing independently with a 175 score. Rounding out the Bears lineup was sophomore Chloe DiPetrillo with 178 (91, 87).

The Bears will travel to Georgia for the Jekyll Island Invitational next weekend from Friday-Sunday, March 17-19.

Individual Results:

T3. Samantha Haubenstock – 165 (80, 85)

7. Angelica Harris – 168 (84, 84)

8. Erin Drolet – 172 (84, 87)

9. Hanna Jia – 173 (93, 80)

13. Chloe DiPetrillo – 178 (91, 87)

 

T10. Jessica Wibawa – 175 (88, 87)

21. Emily Carnes – 192 (92, 100)

Team Results:

1. New York – 665 (344, 321)

2. WashU – 675 (339, 336)

3. Carnegie Mellon – 699  (359, 340)