Host Invitational places Hawks 5th

The Hawks women’s golf team was back on the green this past Sunday for a two-day tournament at the Rockledge Golf Course in West Hartford, Conn.

The Hartford Invitational consisted of six teams and over 30 players with five starters per team.

Hartford completed its first day in fourth place out of six with a score of 325, but lost some ground in their combined second round score of 338 finishing the Invitational in fifth.

Siena College won first place by an incredible 19 strokes taking the tournament by storm having four out of five of its players end up in the top ten.

Boston University’s Kristyna Paulickova won the tournament by a comfortable four strokes over Siena’s Victoria Nguyen.

Junior Sarah Sideranko paved the way for Hartford posting a combined two-day score of 160 carding a 78 and 82.

Sideranko still managed to end up near the top finishing in a tie for eighth place.

Senior Emily Linn shot an 83 in both of her rounds showing her consistency, which improved her from a tie for 22nd to a tie for 17th place.

Sophomore Aubrey Ungvarsky had a rough second day shooting five strokes higher than her first setting her back to 22nd place overall at tournaments end.

Junior Kirsten LaPointe finished in the 27th position, just three strokes behind Ungvarsky with combined score of 170.

Senior Marissa Kallaugher tied for 32nd place after setting back two strokes from her first round.

Kallaugher combined for a 174 over her 36 holes played. Playing as individuals, sophomores Clair Crouch and Elizabeth Creighton finished 31st and 39th overall with Crouch playing consistent throughout and Creighton improving her second day score by four strokes.

Women’s golf will have a break until the MAAC Championship in Orlando, Fla on April 26 through 29.

Hartford will have a second chance for improvement and revenge against the top two teams in this invitational, Siena and Boston.