SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – The Washington and Lee women's golf team finished 12th out of 15 teams at the Pat Clouse Invitational hosted by Wittenberg University at the Springfield Country Club over the weekend.
The Generals shot a 348 on Saturday, but poor conditions and high winds resulted in much higher scores all around on Sunday as W&L finished with a 365 for a two-day score of 713.
Wittenberg, ranked ninth in Division III, finished as the team champion after carding a score of 316-320—636. Seventh-ranked DePauw was second with a 311-338—649, while Ithaca was third with a 321-332—653. Baldwin-Wallace was fourth (323-339—662), followed by SUNY-Cortland (320-343—663), Bellarmine (334-335—669), Ohio Dominican (328-354—682), Otterbein (331-352—683), Hollins (344-344—688), Denison (341-349—690), Mercyhurst (355-353—708), W&L (348-365—713), Urbana (359-362—721), Notre Dame of Ohio (360-368—728) and Washington & Jefferson (388-407—795).
Wittenberg's Rachel Steiner was the individual medalist after carding a 77-78—155. First-year Sara Moir (Roanoke, Va./Hidden Valley) led the W&L contingent, tying for 29th overall with a score of 81-88—169. Classmate Rachael Wright (Roanoke, Va./North Cross) tied for 36th with an 81-92—173, while first-year Lydia Barit (Paget, Bermuda/Middlesex School) tied for 41st with an 88-87—175.
Washington and Lee has now completed the fall portion of its schedule and will return to the links this spring.