October 6, 2013

WOMEN’S GOLF CLOSES OUT FALL SEASON WITH FOURTH-PLACE FINISH AT KUTZTOWN INVITATIONAL

Kutztown, Pa. – Freshman Kayla Burt (Williamsville, N.Y./Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart) placed ninth to lead the Le Moyne College women's golf team to a fourth-place finish at the Kutztown University Fall Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at Berkleigh Golf Club.

Kutztown won the team competition with a two-round score of 673 following rounds of 343 and 330. West Chester University finished in second place with rounds of 348 and 360 for a total of 708, while Millersville University was two shots back after posting consecutive rounds of 355. The Dolphins registered a fourth-place finish with a two-day total of 727, the fourth-best score in the program's history. After posting a 369 in the first round, Le Moyne recorded a 358 in the second round, the fourth-best round in the history of the program.

Burt placed ninth after shooting a career best-tying 179. She opened the invitational with an 88 to land in a tie for seventh place and then fired a 91 on Sunday. Sophomores Emilie Oakes (Syracuse, N.Y./Christian Brothers Academy) and Emily Stickel (Kensington, Conn./Berlin) tied for 12th place with a two-day score of 181. Oakes registered rounds of 92 and 89, while Stickel carded rounds of 93 and 88. Senior Laura Nicolais (Liverpool, N.Y./Liverpool) posted a 186 to place 21st after rounds of 96 and 90, while freshman Haley Stogsdill (Williamsville, N.Y./Williamsville North) finished in 29th place with a 202 after recording rounds of 99 and 103.

Le Moyne opens its spring schedule back at Berkleigh Golf Club for the Kutztown Spring Invitational on Saturday, April 5.

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Le Moyne Scores

9. Kayla Burt 88-91 – 179, t12. Emilie Oakes 92-89 – 181, t12. Emily Stickel 93-88 – 181, 21. Laura Nicolais 96-90 – 186, 29. Haley Stogsdill 99-103 – 202, 31. Jocelyn Bender (Ind.) 104-102 – 206, 37. Elizabeth Peters (Ind.) 118-117 – 235.

Team Scores

1. Kutztown 343-330 – 673, 2. West Chester 348-360 – 708, 3. Millersville 355-355 – 710, 4. Le Moyne 369-358 – 727, 5. McDaniel 371-382 – 753, 6. Kutztown "Maroon" 387-388 – 775, 7. East Stroudsburg 418-411 – 829, 8. Alvernia 438-434 – 872.