Spartan Women Close Out Inaugural Season with Second Place Finish

Emma Harding photo courtesy of Scott Guise
Emma Harding photo courtesy of Scott Guise

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The York College women's golf squad closed out their first varsity season on Saturday as they finished second at the 2018 Capital Athletic Conference Championship tournament in Cape Charles, Virginia.

The Spartans notched a three-day total of 1,134 strokes as they shot a score of 376 on Saturday. York improved each day at the tournament as they shot 381 on Thursday and 377 on Friday.

Christopher Newport won the team championship as the Captains finished the tournament with a score of 993. The Captains shot 326 on Thursday, 345 on Friday and 322 on Saturday to capture the title.

Freshman Emma Harding was York's top finisher in the tournament as she placed fourth to earn first-team All-CAC honors. Harding shot a 276 for the three days during the tournament. After a 96 on Thursday, she bounced back to shoot 90 on Friday and again on Saturday. Harding went out in 44 on Saturday and then shot 46 on the back nine to earn the fourth place finish.

Fellow freshman Eunice Sung just missed out on a first-team berth as she tied for eighth with a tournament total of 285. Sung shot a 95 on Saturday as she carded a 47 on the front nine. She finished the tournament with a 48 on the inward nine. Sung finished tied with Southern Virginia's Bailey Ptunder for eighth.

Freshman Bethany Snodgrass finished the tournament with a 97 on Saturday as she carded a 287 for the three-day tournament. Snodgrass shot 48 on the front nine and concluded the tournament with a 49. Freshman Lindsey Bonner finished 11th overall for the Spartans as she finished with a score of 292. Bonner shot a 94 on Saturday, her best score of the tournament. Bonner shot a 48 on the front nine and closed out Saturday with 46 on the back nine.

Freshman KeriAnne Mahoney was York's fifth tournament participant as she finished the weekend with a total score of 295 to finish 12th. Mahoney shot 100 in her final round of the tournament. She shot a 51 on the front followed by a 49 on the back nine.

The championship closes out the inaugural Spartan women's golf season, a season that was a big success for the Green and White led by head coach David Boslough. The Spartans are slated to return their entire roster for the 2018-19 season.