WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Johnson & Wales University women's golf team cut seven strokes off its team score on day two of the Williams Invitational. The Wildcats finished the two-day event in 15th place.
Johnson & Wales shot a 408 during the final 18 holes for a 36-hole total of 823 (415-408). The Wildcats finished eight strokes back of Bates. Williams won the event with a score of 612.
Leading the way was freshman Alexis Anastos (Lock Haven, Pa.) with a score of 189 (94-95). Junior Megan LeBlanc (Madison, Conn.) made the biggest improvement, cutting nine strokes off her opening 18 holes for a score of 199 (104-95). Also shaving stroke was junior Hannah Hall (Farmington, Utah) with a 36-hole total of 204 (104-100). Senior Megan Janis (Commack, N.Y.) cut six strokes to shoot 242 (124-118) and sophomore Caroline Mettler (Bluffton, Ind.) posted a 234 (113-121).
JWU plays in its first conference championship next week when it takes part in the Empire 8 Championships, Oct. 14-15, at Ballston Spa Country Club.