Women's Golf: Raiders Improve at NCAA Championships on Day Two

Rachel Markle (Photo by Erik Williams)
Rachel Markle (Photo by Erik Williams)

HOUSTON, Texas -- Mount Union's women's golf team moved up to 20th place on day two of the NCAA Championships Wednesday at Bay Oaks Country Club. 

The Purple Raiders scored a 349 after a 357 opening day score to total 706 and eight strokes behind 19th place Central College. 

New York University took over the lead of the 25 team field with a two-day total of 613 (311-302). 

Mount Union was once again led by junior Rachel Markle (Solon) who had an 84 today along with an 86 in round one for a 36-hole total of 170.

Sophomore Emma Jeffries (Wooster) was right behind Markle as she posted an 81 today and a 91 on day one for a 172. 

Junior Morgan Stubbendieck (Akron / Hoban) tallied a 94 on day two and an 88 yesterday for a 182 while sophomore Brianna Potts (Apple Creek / Waynedale) improved her score from the previous day by two strokes scoring a 90 on day two for a 182 total. 

Junior Erica Mawhorr (Zanesville / West Muskingum) finished off the team score with a 96 and has a two-day total of 193. 

The Raiders are back on the course Thursday, May 16 with an 8:50 a.m. tee time at Bay Oaks Country Club. 

2019 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships

Bay Oaks Country Club

Par 72 - 5889 Yards

Houston, Texas
 
Team Scores 
 
1. New York University 311-302=613, 2. Methodist University 307-307=614, 3. Williams College 309-306=615, 4. Claremont Mudd Scripps 315-303=618, 5. Carleton College 310-312=622, 6. DePauw University 307-318=625, 7. George Fox University 310-316=626, 8. Grinnell College 323-308=631, 9. Redlands, Univ of 306-327=633, 10. Washington and Lee 311-323=634, 11. Washington U-St. Louis 319-317=636, 12. Rhodes College 319-318=637, 13. Wisconsin - Whitewater 328-324=652, 14. Transylvania U. 331-326=657, 15. Illinois Wesleyan 339-320=659, T16. Mary Hardin-Baylor 332-328=660, T16. St. Mary's College (IN) 341-319=660, 18. Stevenson University 335-335=670, 19. Central College 336-341=677, 20. Mount Union 357-349=706, T21. Drew University 355-359=714, T21. Gettysburg College 355-359=714, 23.  Aurora University 369-353=722, 24. St. Scholastica 415-390=805, 25. Westminster College - PA 406-419=825
 
Top 5 Individuals 
 
T1. Nina Kouchi (Grinnell College) 76-73=149, T1. Ziyi Wang (Carleton College) 75-74=149, T1. Emily Salamy (Rhodes College) 74-75=149, T4. Erica Whitehouse (Christopher Newport)* 77-73=150, T4. Vidushi Sinha (Grinnell College) 75-75=150, T4. Cordelia Chan (Williams College) 75-75=150, T4. Jessica Wu (New York University) 74-76=150, T4. Bailey Plourde (Centre College)* 71-79=150
 
Mount Union Scores
T86. Rachel Markle 86-84=170, T90. Emma Jeffries 91-81=172, T108. Morgan Stubbendieck 88-94=182, T108. Brianna Potts 92-90=182, 117. Erica Mawhorr 97-96=193

 * Indicates a player participating as an individual