Women's Golf Finishes 7th at Northeast Conference Championships

The Quinnipiac University women's golf team exceded the expectations of the Northeast Conference's coaches for the second straight year, finishing seventh at the NEC Championship tournament after being picked to finish eighth. Quinnipiac finished ahead of Wagner, Robert Morris, Mount St. Mary's and St. Francis (N.Y.) for its highest league finish in its third year of competition. 

"The team had a difficult time maintaining their composure while sitting in fourth place" head coach John O'Connor said. "We were picked to finish eighth, so to being doing as well as we were, there was a lot of added attention, and with that comes pressure. For first time players in this tournament, they did very well."

Course:LPGA International (Legends Course): Day 3     Par 72 - 5919 Yards
current 
position
team scoring rounds total 
score
to par thru today 1 2 3
1
  Long Island
+78 F   +38 304 312 326 942
2
  Central Conn. St.
+90 F   +23 315 328 311 954
3
  Fairleigh Dickinson
+94 F   +34 312 324 322 958
4
  Sacred Heart White
+95 F   +38 321 312 326 959
5
  St. Francis - PA
+100 F   +26 322 328 314 964
6
  Monmouth
+101 F   +30 328 319 318 965
7
  Quinnipiac
+117 F   +51 318 324 339 981
8
  Wagner College
+130 F   +44 331 331 332 994
9
  Robert Morris
+144 F   +45 340 335 333 1008
10
  Mount St. Mary's
+148 F   +48 341 335 336 1012
11
  St. Francis Coll-NY
+211 F   +53 361 373 341 1075

Quinnipiac sat in fourth place following the each of the first two days of the tournament. Quinnipiac senior Kayla Ketcheson (St. Andrews, Manitoba) shot an 81 (+9) to finish at +26 for the three-day event, good for a tie of 18th place, along with teammate Krissy Unger (New York, N.Y.).

"Kayla was our only player with experience here and she handled it very well," O'Connor said. "She has played such a big part in our program and we're all very thankful and appreciative for all that she has done."

Ketcheson and Unger both finished the NEC Championship at 242, passing Ketcheson's program record of 244 at last year's NEC Championship. Ketcheson shot three-over on the front nine and six-over down the stretch. 

Unger was at one-over after the first day before following with a +11, 83 on Saturday and a +14 86 on Sunday's final round. Unger's day was plagued by three bad holes that would have otherwise changed her score dramatically. Jenn Whaley (Farmington, Conn.) finished the tournament tied for 30th at 248 (+32) while Taylor Lambrou (Baldwin, N.Y.) was a stroke behind at 249 (+33) for a tie of 33rd place. Angelica Muscatelli (No. Providence, R.I.) improved on her score for a third straight day - the only Bobcat to do so. Muscatelli shot an 89 on Friday, 88 on Saturday before wrapping up the weekend with an 87 on Sunday's final round. She finished the tournament at +48 for a tie of 45th place. 

Course:LPGA International (Legends Course): Day 3     Par 72 - 5919 Yards
position player team scoring rounds total 
score
current start to par thru today 1 2 3
1 1
  Mariana Juaristi
Fairleigh Dickinson +3 F -2 71 78 70 219
2 T3
  Anna Ausanio
Central Conn. St. +10 F +1 74 79 73 226
3 2
  Alice Boothroyd
Long Island +14 F +8 76 74 80 230
4 6
  Ann Colligan (10)
St. Francis - PA +16 F +6 78 76 78 232
5 7
  Brianna Maynard
Long Island +19 F +8 75 80 80 235
T6 T3
  Marisol Doglioli
Long Island +20 F +11 78 75 83 236
T6 15
  Amanda Reach (10)
Mount St. Mary's +20 F +4 78 82 76 236
T6 T11
  Gabi Riber
Sacred Heart White +20 F +5 77 82 77 236
T6 T3
  Malin Wallheede
Sacred Heart White +20 F +11 77 76 83 236
10 T11
  Taylar Jaramillo (10)
St. Francis - PA +21 F +6 78 81 78 237
11 T9
  Michelle Rosenhouse
Monmouth +23 F +9 79 79 81 239
T12 T16
  Lizzie Abbondandolo
Monmouth +24 F +7 83 78 79 240
T12 T19
  Bri Carnahan
Sacred Heart White +24 F +6 87 75 78 240
T14 T24
  Albrianna Farnum
Central Conn. St. +25 F +6 80 83 78 241
T14 T9
  Cristina Felip
Long Island +25 F +11 75 83 83 241
T14 T11
  Annika Karlsson
Fairleigh Dickinson +25 F +10 80 79 82 241
T14 T27
  Halley Morell (10)
Robert Morris +25 F +3 82 84 75 241
T18 T16
  Kelsi Kavanagh
Monmouth +26 F +9 81 80 81 242
T18 T16
  Kayla Ketcheson
Quinnipiac +26 F +9 82 79 81 242
T18 8
  Krissy Unger
Quinnipiac +26 F +14 73 83 86 242
T21 T33
  Skylar Hay (10)
St. Francis - PA +29 F +5 81 87 77 245
T21 T30
  Ellen Huffman (10)
Wagner College +29 F +6 85 82 78 245
23 T27
  Sarah Boden
Central Conn. St. +30 F +8 83 83 80 246
T24 T19
  Stephanie Bednar
Central Conn. St. +31 F +13 79 83 85 247
T24 T11
  Jenn Clinton
Sacred Heart White +31 F +16 80 79 88 247
T24 T33
  Nicole Fazio (10)
Mount St. Mary's +31 F +7 88 80 79 247
T24 T19
  Chandini Meka
Fairleigh Dickinson +31 F +13 79 83 85 247
T24 T30
  Katie Reid
Central Conn. St. +31 F +8 82 85 80 247
T24 T30
  Jenna Rinker (10)
Robert Morris +31 F +8 87 80 80 247
T30 26
  Kathryn Jimerson (10)
Wagner College +32 F +12 87 77 84 248
T30 T19
  Miko Page (10)
Wagner College +32 F +14 77 85 86 248
T30 T24
  Jenn Whaley
Quinnipiac +32 F +13 81 82 85 248
T33 T19
  Taylor Lambrou
Quinnipiac +33 F +15 82 80 87 249
T33 T39
  Macy Raimo
Monmouth +33 F +5 85 87 77 249
35 T37
  Erica DeVal (10)
St. Francis - PA +36 F +9 87 84 81 252
36 36
  Rachel Werner
Monmouth +37 F +11 88 82 83 253
37 T27
  Monica Pena
Fairleigh Dickinson +39 F +17 82 84 89 255
T38 T39
  Mallory Cortis (10)
St. Francis - PA +41 F +13 85 87 85 257
T38 T33
  Tess Wolfe (10)
Robert Morris +41 F +17 84 84 89 257
40 T37
  Kelsey Hayward (10)
Mount St. Mary's +42 F +15 87 84 87 258
T41 T42
  Karly Lux
Fairleigh Dickinson +43 F +13 87 87 85 259
T41 44
  Noelle Maertz (10)
Wagner College +43 F +12 88 87 84 259
43 41
  Victoria Fagan
Long Island +45 F +16 87 86 88 261
44 45
  Michelle Provenghi (10)
St. Francis Coll-NY +46 F +14 87 89 86 262
T45 51
  Nikki Liucci (10)
St. Francis Coll-NY +48 F +7 89 96 79 264
T45 T46
  Angelica Muscatelli
Quinnipiac +48 F +15 89 88 87 264
47 48
  Drewanne Shubeck (10)
St. Francis Coll-NY +50 F +13 90 91 85 266
48 T42
  Gianna Pro (10)
Robert Morris +54 F +24 87 87 96 270
49 49
  Sarah Weber (10)
Robert Morris +55 F +17 88 94 89 271
50 T46
  Sara Fuss (10)
Mount St. Mary's +58 F +25 88 89 97 274
51 50
  Keri Muse (10)
Wagner College +62 F +22 82 102 94 278
52 52
  Claire McGovern
Sacred Heart White +65 F +22 90 97 94 281
53 54
  Rebecca Kerry (10)
St. Francis Coll-NY +71 F +19 99 97 91 287
54 53
  Abbey Fry (10)
Mount St. Mary's +73 F +22 105 90 94 289
55 55
  Lauren Suarez (10)
St. Francis Coll-NY +79 F +24 95 104 96 295