WashU in Contention at Nationally Competitive George Fox Invite

Photo by Mary Butkus/WUSTL Photos
Photo by Mary Butkus/WUSTL Photos

Peoria, Ariz., March 16, 2019 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's golf team posted a 305 round one score at the highly competitive George Fox Westbrook Invitational Saturday evening and the Bears are currently in third place four strokes off the lead.

WashU currently possesses a lead on four teams listed in Golfstats Top-25 rankings, while reigning national champion and No. 10 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps leads with a 301 and No. 9 Redlands is one stroke ahead of WashU with a 304.

Junior Emily Carnes fired a four-over par 75 to lead WashU as she is tied for the sixth best score. Freshman Julia Dai and senior Chloe DiPetrillo finished five strokes above par with 76s and are tied for ninth. Senior Sabrina Ho also finished in the 70s, tallying 78 strokes to tie for 20th overall.

Carnes led the Bears with three birdies while also recording 10 pars. Freshman Rachel Rhee and DiPetrillo tied for the team lead with 12 pars. Carnes was one-under par on the par-5 holes.

Team Score – 305 – Third Place following round one

T6. Emily Carnes – 75

T9. Julia Dai – 76

T9. Chloe DiPetrillo – 76

T20. Sabrina Ho – 78

T31. Lydia Tsai – 80

Individual

T26. Rachel Rhee – 79

The Bears will close out the nationally competitive George Fox Westbrook Invite Sunday, March 17. Be sure to stay up to date on all your Bears scores and awards by following @WashUBears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.