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R-MC Women's Golf Battles Nationally-Ranked Programs at Jekyll Island

Emmy Saathoff swing
Emmy Saathoff

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Junior Emmy Saathoff (Catonsville, Md./Notre Dame) paced the Randolph-Macon women's golf team Friday during the first round of the Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate at the Jekyll Island Golf Club.

There were 16 ranked teams among the field of 23.

Saathoff fired an 88 to tie for 86th out of 120 individuals. She carded one birdie and seven pars during the round. Junior Mia Koch (Virginia Beach, Va./Kempsville) also had one birdie and seven pars in her round of 89. Junior Liza Lewis (Richmond, Va./Trinity) and sophomore Colleen Connolly (Winchester, Va./John Handley) both shot 91, followed by senior Aven Oliver (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) at 92.

The second of the three rounds will be played on Saturday.

Team Standings - Round 1

1 Claremont Mudd Scripps 302

2 Whitman 308

3 Methodist 309

t4 New York University 310

t4 Washington-St. Louis 310

6 Carnegie Mellon 314

7 DePauw 318

t8 Southwestern 320

t8 Centre 320

10 Berry 321

11 Washington and Lee 322

t12 Sewanee 327

t12 Illinois Wesleyan 327

t14 Bridgewater 332

t14 Huntingdon 332

16 Birmingham-Southern 333

17 Transylvania 341

18 Christopher Newport 342

19 Oglethorpe 346

20 Hanover 351

t21 Randolph-Macon 359

t21 Olivet 359

23 St. John Fisher 396