October 4, 2010

Women's Golf Ties For 11th At ECAC Division I Championship

EGG HARBOR, N.J. – The Holy Cross women's golf team tied for 11th place at the ECAC Division I Championship, held at the Twisted Dune Country Club in Egg Harbor, N.J. The Crusaders finished the competition with a total of 523 strokes. The event was shortened to 27 holes due to weather conditions.

The ECAC suspended play at 3:00 p.m., after completion of the second round front nine, leaving Holy Cross in a tie with Mount Saint Mary. Senior Meghan Doherty (Westerly, R.I.) marked a score of 124, placing her 23rd individually. Sophomore Kelly Reagan (Mendota Heights, Minn.) followed Doherty with a score of 130 to finish 40th while junior Ellie Deluca (New Canaan, Conn.) makred a 133 to finish 47th. Rounding out the scores for Holy Cross was a 137 from senior Johanna Gavin (Hackettstown, N.J.) and a141 by Kerrin O'Leary (Milton, Mass.). Dartmouth's Sarah Knapp took the individual crown with 109 total strokes.

Sacred Heart was crowned the 2010 ECAC Division I Champion with 478 strokes and had one player finish within the top five individually. Fairleigh Dickinson (480 strokes) and Boston College (486) rounded out the top three.

The Crusaders will complete its fall slate on Oct. 24-25 at the Sacred Heart Fall Classic. The competition will be held at the Great River Golf Club in Milford, Conn.

FINAL RESULTS

1.  Sacred Heart University              478

2.  Fairleigh Dickinson University      480

3.  Boston College                            486

3.  Fairfield University                       486

5.  Dartmouth College                      489

6.  Central Conn. State Univ.            490

7.  University of Hartford                   495

8.  Hofstra University                        498

9.  University of Hartford                   507

10. Wagner College                          515

11. Mt. Saint Mary College                523

11. Holy Cross                                  523

13. Boston University                       533

14.  St. Francis College                     598