Women's Golf Leads NCAA Preview After 36 Holes

Women's Golf Leads NCAA Preview After 36 Holes

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Sept. 14, 2019 – The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's golf team holds a seven-shot lead after two rounds Saturday at the NCAA Division III Preview held at PGA National-Palmer Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

WashU fired a 618 on day one with a 318 in the morning and a 300 in the afternoon. No. 10 Carnegie Mellon (625), No. 17 Oglethorpe (646), No. 15 Washington and Lee (647) and No. 3 Methodist (648) round out the top five in the 13-team field.

Senior Samantha Haubenstock fired a five-over 149 (77-72) on the opening day is tied for the individual lead with Sarah Posey of Birmingham Southern College. Freshman Annie Mascot sits in fourth place after an opening round seven-over 151 (76-75). 

Freshman Emmy Sammons (82-74, 156, 10th place), freshman Alena Lindh (86-79, 165, 25th place) and freshman Emma Lee (83-85, 168, 36th place) round out WashU's starting five.

Freshman Helen Ye competed as an individual and is three shots off the lead and in seventh place heading into the final round after a 152 (76-78). 

The final round of the NCAA Preview is set to begin at 7:30 a.m. (ET) on Sunday.

Team Leaderboard – Top Five
1. WashU – 318, 300 - 618
2. Carnegie Mellon – 318, 307 - 625
3. Oglethorpe – 321, 325 - 646
4. Washington and Lee – 325, 322 - 647
5. Methodist – 325, 323 - 648 

WashU Scores
T1. Samantha Haubenstock – 77-72, 149
4. Annie Mascot – 76-75, 151
T10. Emmy Sammons – 82-74, 156
T25. Alena Lindh – 86-79, 165
T36. Emma Lee – 83-85, 168 

Individuals
7. Helen Ye – 76-78, 152