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Strong Finish Helps Women’s Golf Close Prospect Bay Intercollegiate

Game Info

‌‌Top Finisher: Prakruthi Sastry (80, 79, and 79/+22 | 17th)‌‌

Location: Prospect Bay Country Club | Grasonville, Md.‌‌Course Info: Par 72 | 6,136 Yards

Consistent play guided the way all weekend for the Merrimack College women's golf team at the JEL Golf Women's Intercollegiate at Prospect Bay, as it ended the tournament on the 11th Sunday afternoon at Prospect Bay Country Club.   ‌‌‌‌Newcomer Prakruthi Sastry continued her strong spring with a steady and strong three rounds. She carded an opening-round 80 Saturday morning, then came back in the afternoon for a 79.

The Bangalore, India native turned around and shot another 79 Sunday to close the tournament at +22 to finish alone in 17th overall. She scattered four birdies over the weekend and had a torrid pace in the opening seven holes in the second round thanks to six pars and a birdie on the 370-yard par 4 sixth hole.‌‌‌‌Fellow freshman Yiting Pan ended the tournament in style in the final round, as she responded from 84 and 85 totals Saturday with a closing round of 83. The score was good enough to tie her for 52nd overall and she carded four birdies throughout the play.   ‌‌‌‌


Jacquelyn Stiles also came on strong to close play. After an opening round 88, she carded totals of 83 and 84 in the second and third rounds to climb up the leaderboard and ended in 56th overall. Her third round also included nine pars.

It was a quick start for Alexandra Tomasso Saturday morning, as the junior captain fired an 80, which was highlighted by 11 pars and a 39 on the front side. She ended her tournament with rounds of 90 and 86 to finish in 57th.

Jordan Laplume had her best golf Saturday afternoon, as the senior had a round of 87. She sandwiched that with totals of 92 for a 69th place result.

Caitlin White played as an individual and got better as the weekend progressed, as she responded from an opening round of 96 to end the tournament with cards of 90 and 86 to end up 70th.