Voorheesville, NY. – The Johnson & Wales University women's golf team travelled to New York to battle for the Northeast Women's Golf Conference Championship on Saturday. The first day found the Wildcats tied for fifth in the tournament as the group shot a collective 391 on the Colonie Country Club course.
With first day in the books, SUNY Cortland is in the top spot with a team total of 347. Suffolk lands second with a 380 and Nazareth College third with a 388. Johnson & Wales is 44 strokes back from the leader with a day left to catch.
The Wildcats were led on day one by Alexis Anastos who finished fourth on the leaderboard. Anastos shot an 84, only six back from the leader, Danielle Bambola from SUNY Cortland who shot a 78. Ashley Lewis notched a 101 on the day and tied for 18th, while fellow Wildcat Emily Schiesser posted a 102 for a 21st finish. Hannah Lifschin completed day one with a 104.
The Wildcats will look to make up ground on the second day of the NWGC Championship Sunday as they get their second look at the Colonie Country Club golf course in Voorheesville.