LIGONIER, Pa. – The 13th-ranked Washington and Lee women's golf team carded a +35 score of 323 and finished fourth out of 11 teams at the Tartan Invitational hosted by Carnegie Mellon at the Laurel Valley Golf Club on Tuesday.
Seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon claimed the team title with a 313 (+25), while top-ranked NYU finished second with a 317 (+29). The Generals finished just two strokes behind 11th-ranked Methodist, who carded a 321 (+33). Second-ranked Washington (Mo.) placed fifth, six strokes behind the Generals with a 329 (+41).
Ashley Lung of NYU claimed medalist honors, firing a +1 score of 73 to best Jillian Drinkard of Methodist by one stroke.
Washington and Lee junior Laurie Jones (Atlanta, Ga. / Blessed Trinity) placed in a tie for fifth overall out of the 58 golfers in the event with a +4 score of 76.
First-year Megan Kanaby (Chapel Hill, N.C. / Cardinal Gibbons) tied for eighth with a 78 (+6), while junior Beth Ann Townsend (Greenville, S.C. / Travelers Rest) registered an 83 (+11) that finished tied for 17th.
Senior Griffin Foultz (San Antonio, Texas / St. Mary's Hall) and first-year Cassie Robinson (Emporia, Va. / Greensville County) rounded out the W&L players in the field. Foultz carded an 86 (+14) to tie for 33rd and Robinson posted a 90 to tie for 42nd.
Washington and Lee has now completed the fall portion of its 2018-19 schedule and will return to action this spring.