Women's golf wins Ithaca tournament by 25 shots

Emily Moy '22 (Josh McKee photo)
Emily Moy '22 (Josh McKee photo)

Hamilton College placed four golfers in the top 10 and the Continentals captured the team title at the 2019 Ithaca College Women's Golf Invitational held at the Country Club of Ithaca on April 13 and 14.

Hamilton was tied with the hosts with a four-player team score of 334 after Saturday's round, but blew away the seven-team field with a team score of 327 in the final round on Sunday. The Continentals' tournament team score of 661 was 25 strokes ahead of Ithaca (686) and 34 shots in front of Union College (695).

Hamilton has finished first in three tournaments this season. The Continentals won their own invitational as well as the William Smith College Invitational in September 2018.

Emily Moy '22 was runner-up out of 39 golfers with a two-day total of 159. Moy's 4-over par 76 on Sunday tied for the best round of the weekend and it was the fifth time she has shot in the 70s this season.

Sophia Archos '21 carded an 82 on Saturday and finished fifth at 167. Libbie Warner '19 led Hamilton in the first round with an 81 and ended up in sixth place at 169. Celia Lau '21 closed with an 85 and tied for ninth place at 173, and Chiara Bondi '22 posted a collegiate-best 81 on Sunday and tied for 11th place at 175.

The Continentals wrap up their 2018-19 schedule with Amherst College's Jack Leaman Tournament at Ledges Golf Club in South Hadley, Mass., on April 27 and 28.