Women's Golf: Mount Union Finishes Day Two in 16th Place at NCAA Tournament

Morgan Rector (Photo By: Erik Williams)
Morgan Rector (Photo By: Erik Williams)

HOUSTON, Texas -- Mount Union is in 16th place after the second day of the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships Tuesday at the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas. 

The Purple Raiders shot a 342 in the second round and have an overall score of 674 which is six strokes behind 15th place Central College.

Rhodes College leads the 22-team field with a score of 601.

Mount Union was led by senior Morgan Rector (Trafford, Pa./Penn Trafford) who shot an 81 in the second round with an overall score of 164. Rector is tied for 57th in the tournament

Bridgewater's Christina Herbert leads the tournament with a second round score of 69 and carded an overall score of 143.

Mount Union starts the third round of the four-round event Wednesday afternoon.

NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships
Bay Oaks Country Club- Houston, Texas
Par: 72 Yardage: 5,869


Team Scores 

1. Rhodes College 301+301= 601, 2. George Fox Univeristy 303+303= 306 and Williams College 303+303= 606 4. Wittenberg 314+298= 612 5. Amherst College 313 +307=620

Top-5 Individuals

1. Christina Herbert (Bridgewater College) 74+69= 143, 2. Phoebe Mattana (Williams) 69+75=144, 3. Emily Salmany (Rhodes) 77+68= 145, T4. Jane Hopkinson-Wood (Witt) 77+69= 146 and Macy Hubbard (Witt) 75+71=146

Mount Union 

T57. Morgan Rector 83+81= 164, T69. Erica Mawhorr 76+91= 167, T77. Olivia DeMartino 84+87= 171, T89. Rachel Markle 88+88=176, T92. Allison Pastor 90+87= 177