No. 14 Women’s Golf Doubles Its Lead at Golfweek Invite

No. 14 Women’s Golf Doubles Its Lead at Golfweek Invite

San Destin, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017 – The No. 14-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's golf team tied for the best score during round two with a 307 while doubling its overall lead to 14 strokes at the Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational at the Baytowne Golf Club.

The Bears two day score of 611 (304-307) leads the 16 team field, including seven top-25 programs within Golfstat's relative rankings. Rounding out the top-five two day scores are Huntingdon College (625), University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (638), Berry College (638), Methodist University (639) and Washington & Lee University (639).

After two rounds, sophomore Samantha Haubenstock is in second place with a two-day score of 149 (74-75). On the day Haubenstock totaled 13 pars and two birdies.

Senior Erin Drolet fired up the leaderboard with a three-over par 75 which included multiple birdies. After Monday's action she was tied for third with 151 strokes (76-75). Freshman Gigi Garcia moved into the top-10 with a second round score of 76 to pair with her day one 80.

Junior Chloe DiPetrillo posted a team-high four birdies during round two and is tied for seventh overall, 155 (74-81). Sophomore Emily Carnes is tied for 27th place after a two-day score of 161 (80-81).

The Bears have posted a tournament most 17 birdies as all five members in the lineup fired at least one on Monday.

The Golfweek DIII Fall Invite will conclude on Tuesday, Oct. 17 in San Destin, Fla. Be sure to stay up to date on all your Bears scores and awards by following @WashUBears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Team Score – 611 (304-307)

2. Samantha Haubenstock – 149 (74-75)

T3. Erin Drolet – 151 (76-75)

T7. Chloe DiPetrillo – 155 (74-81)

T10. Gigi Garcia – 156 (80-76)

T26. Emily Carnes – 161 (80-81)