Yang Leads Blue Golf Through First Round at MHC Invitational

The Blue are in fifth place in the team standings (Frank Poulin).
The Blue are in fifth place in the team standings (Frank Poulin).

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. -- First year Chansie Yang (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) fired an opening round 79 to lead Wellesley College golf on day one of the 2018 Mount Holyoke College Invitational at the par-72, 6,575 yard Orchards Golf Club. 

The Blue are in fifth place in the team standings with a combined mark of 327. Amherst (313) leads the 17-team field, followed by Williams (316), NYU (317), Middlebury (322), and the Blue. 

Yang is currently sitting in a tie for 10th on the individual leaderboard. Classmate Audrey Lin (Fremont, Calif.) added an 81 (T-19th), while fellow first year Ella Warburg (Mercer Island, Wash.) fired an opening round 83 (T-29th). 

Junior Ryan MacVicar (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) finished the day with an 84 (T-35th), while first year Hannah Blonder (Westwood, Mass.) closed out the Wellesley team score with a 93 (60th).

Final round action from The Orchards begins at 8:30 AM on Sunday.