No. 9 WashU Opens 8th Annual WUSTL Spring Invite

Photo by Mary Butkus/WUSTL Photos
Photo by Mary Butkus/WUSTL Photos

St. Louis, Mo., April 6, 2019 – The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's golf team posted a round one 320 and sits in fourth place out of 15 teams competing at the Eighth Annual WUSTL Spring Invitational Saturday at Tapawingo Golf Club.

WashU is in fourth place and is 16 strokes off the lead. No. 1 Carleton leads the field with a 304, while No. 8 DePauw is second with a 311.

Two Bears fired in the 70s during the opening 18-holes of play led by freshman Julia Dai. She is tied for seventh place with a four-over par 76. Junior Emily Carnes is tied for 14th place with a six-over par 78.

Dai totaled 14 pars which was tied for the tournament best, while Carnes posted an eagle on the par-five 18th hole. Seniors Sabrina Ho and Chloe DiPetrillo are tied for 36th place with first round totals of 83 while freshman Lydia Tsai rounded out the Bears lineup with an 85. WashU accumulated the second most pars on the day with 48 as a unit.

The Bears will conclude the WUSTL Spring Invitational Sunday, April 7 with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Be sure to stay up to date on all your Bears scores and awards by following @WashuBears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.