Blue Golf Moves Up Leaderboard To Finish Fourth at Williams Fall Invite

Junior Ryan MacVicar dropped five strokes from Saturday to Sunday (Doug Chan)
Junior Ryan MacVicar dropped five strokes from Saturday to Sunday (Doug Chan)

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Wellesley College golf shed nine strokes from their opening round score to move up to fifth place on the final day of the Williams Fall Invitational at the par-71 6,640 yard Taconic Golf Club.

After shooting a combined 329 on Saturday, Wellesley finished with a total of 320 on Sunday to total 649 for the tournament. The Blue finished 16 strokes back of third place Amherst (323-310-633). NYU (319-303-622) rallied past host Williams (315-310-625) to win the tournament. Middlebury's Chloe Levins finished five strokes ahead of the field (+4) to earn individual medalist honors (70-76-146).

First year Chansie Yang (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) was the top-finisher for the Blue, as she was tied for ninth (78-79-157). Junior Ryan MacVicar (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) moved from a tie for 21st to a tie for 17th after dropping five strokes from her score on Sunday (83-78-161).

First year Ella Warburg (Mercer Island, Wash.) was one stroke back of MacVicar in a tie for 20th (82-80-162), while first year Carmen Chan (Birmingham, Mich.) took 26th overall (80-86-166) and classmate Aine Kenwood (Potomac, Md.) tied for 34th (86-84-170). First year Hannah Blonder (Westwood, Mass.) added a round of 83 on Sunday to finish tied for 42nd (92-83-175). 

Wellesley will play their final event of the fall season on Saturday, October 13 versus Holy Cross at Blackstone National in Sutton, Mass.