Women's Golf Places Third to Open Spring Season

Women's Golf Places Third to Open Spring Season

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - In the first action of its inaugural spring season, the Catholic University women's golf team placed third in the Catholic Invitational on Sunday afternoon.

The Cardinals shot a 390 (+106) score on the par-71 University of Maryland Golf Course. Marymount finished first (340) and Shenandoah took second (346) in the tri-match event. As a unit, Catholic totaled 14 pars and two birdies.

Sophomore Tess Murphy led Cardinal golfers with an 8th place 95 score in the tri-match against Shenandoah and Marymount. She had one of just three birdies on the day at the ninth hole and added three pars for a +24 score. 

Following close behind was freshman Jordan Farrell with a 97 (+26) score that tied for ninth out of 20 golfers. She birdied the par-3 11th hole and added a par and three single bogeys in the final five holes for a team-best 45 back-nine score. Fellow freshman JoJo Parker carded a 98 as the third Catholic golfer to eclipse triple digits on the day. 

Freshman Mary Colella scored par on three holes for a 100 score, including the team's only par on the 14th. Sophomore Claire O'Brien parred the 360-yard 10th hole on her way to a 101 score. 

In the individual groups, Carolyn Mueller carded a 102 (+31) with two pars on the front nine and three total. Freshman Olivia Brogan and senior Kelly Wright followed with 103 scores, each adding one par as well. 

The Cardinals compete next weekend in the Eagle Invitational hosted by Mary-Washington on March 30-31. Catholic will compete Saturday and Sunday in Stafford, Va. at Augustine Golf Club.