Women's Golf Eighth at Mercyhurst (PA) Spring Invite; Snode Third Place Overall Three Shots Back

(ERIE, PA)--Sophomore Mary Snode (Alliance/Marlington) finished in third place with a 79 to lead Mount Union to an eighth place finish at the Mercyhurst Spring Women's Golf Invitational at Downing Golf Course Saturday in Erie, PA.

The Purple Raiders carded a 367 which left them seven strokes behind seventh place West Chester (PA).  Walsh won the event with a score of 326.

Snode finished three strokes behind medalist Emily Taylor of West Liberty (WV), who had a 76.

Sophomore Megan Zenobi (Novelty/West Geagua) had a 91, junior Meghan McInnes (Massillon/Massillon Jackson) had a 97 and senior Kaitlyn Mallernee (Dover/Dover) had a 100 as the other top scores for Mount Union.

The Raiders next compete Monday, Apr. 12 at the Westminster (PA) Invite in New Castle, PA.

Mercyhurst (PA) Invitational
Downing Golf Course - Erie, PA
Par 72, 5,908 yards

Team Scores
1. Walsh 326, 2. Allegheny (PA) 327, 3. West Liberty (WV) 340, 4. Mercyhurst (PA) 351, 5. Gannon (PA) 353, 6. Clarion (PA) 359, 7. West Chester (PA) 360, 8. Mount Union 367, 9. Wheeling Jesuit (WV) 369, 10. Seton Hill (PA) 372, 11. Washington & Jefferson (PA) 378, 12. St. John Fisher (NY) 387, 13. Westminster (PA) 390, 14. West Virginia Wesleyan 423, 15. LeMoyne (MD) 465, 16. Pitt-Johnstown 507.

Top 5 Individuals
1. Emily Taylor (West Liberty) 76, 2. Kim Smith (Walsh) 77, 3. Mary Snode (Mount Union) 79, 4. Laura Hilger (Allegheny) 80, T5. Alyssa Gerhart (Clarion), Lauren Hammell (Allegheny) and Nikki Kulasa (Walsh) 80.

Mount Union
3. Mary Snode 79, T36. Megan Zenobi 91, T55. Meghan McInnes 97, T61. Kaitlyn Mallernee 100, T64. Alyssa King 102.