JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. – The 19th-ranked Washington and Lee women's golf team shot a second round score of 331 on Saturday and sits in a tie for 11th-place out of 23 teams at the Jekyll Island Invitational.
The strong field consisting of 15 Top 50 programs is led by 13th-ranked NYU with a two-day score of 318-298—616 (+40). The Violets are nine strokes ahead of fourth-ranked Rhodes, who has posted a 319-306—625 (+49) and is in second. W&L followed an opening round 322 with a 331 for a two-day score of 653 (+77).
NYU's Patty Treevichapha leads the individual portion of the event through two rounds with a +5 score of 76-73—149. She has a two-stroke lead over Haubenstock Samantha of Washington (Mo.), who had carded a 77-74—151 (+7).
Junior Liza Freed (Alexandria, Va. / St. Stephen's & St. Agnes) and first-year Griffin Foultz (San Antonio, Texas / St. Mary's Hall) are the top Generals on the board thus far, as each is tied for 26th out of 120 golfers. Freed has shot 78-82—160 (+16), while Foultz has carded 80-80—160.
Junior Mary-Frances Hall (State Road, N.C. / Elkin) is tied for 42nd overall with a two-day score of 80-83—163 (+19) and first-year Caroline Buckley (Duxbury, Mass. / Notre Dame Academy) is tied for 70th with an 84-87—171 (+27). Junior Dana Droz (Lancaster, Pa. / Veritas Academy) rounds out the W&L players in the field with an 88-86—174 (+30) that is tied for 85th.
Washington and Lee will return to action on Sunday with the final round from Jekyll Island.