WashU Drops Two Strokes from Day One to Place Second

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

Peoria, Ariz., March 17, 2019 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's golf team improved on its day one total by shooting a 303 in the second round to move into second place at the George Fox Westbrook Invitational Sunday evening.

The Bears finished second in a field of 10 teams, which included seven Golfstat Top-25 programs. Taking first was reigning national champion and No. 10-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.

Freshman Julia Dai led the team with a two day score of 148 (76, 72) and she earned all-tournament honors by placing in the top six. Following Dai, were senior Chloe DiPetrillo with a 151 (76, 75), junior Emily Carnes with a personal-best 36-hole score of 153 (75, 78) and senior Sabrina Ho with a career-best tying 156 strokes (78, 78).

Dai finished round two with three birdies including two on the front-nine which she shot a one-under par 35. DiPetrillo converted four birdies to end the tournament while Carnes had one and Ho added two.

Freshmen Lydia Tsai and Rachel Rhee also tallied a birdie apiece during the final round of play.

Team Score – 608 (305, 303) – Second Place

T6. Julia Dai – 148 (76, 72)

T9. Chloe DiPetrillo – 151 (76, 75)

T14. Emily Carnes – 153 (75, 78)

T19. Sabrina Ho – 156 (78, 78)

T37. Lydia Tsai – 162 (80, 82)

Individual Score

T34. Rachel Rhee – 159 (79, 80)

Up next for the Bears is a dual meet with the WashU Golf Club team on Saturday, March 30 at Tapawingo Golf Club. Be sure to stay up to date on all your Bears scores and awards by following @WashUBears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.