JEROMESVILLE, Ohio – The Capital University women's golf team finished ninth in this weekend's Wooster Spring Invitational after a major second-round improvement. The tournament was held at Mohican Hills Golf Club.
Capital showed a 26-stroke turnaround on Sunday, posting a 362 as a team in the second leg of this two-day tournament. Showing the biggest decrease in her score was sophomore Katie Lease (Hilliard, Ohio/Hilliard Davidson) who improved nine strokes from the previous round. She finished with a weekend score of 185, and saw her score drop from 97 to 88 from day one to day two.
Freshman Kaitlyn Kinley (Sycamore, Ohio) proved to be Capital's top finisher, placing 27th overall and posting a 179 over the course of the weekend. She was consistent, posting 90 and 89 scorecards in each round.
Christy Conley (98-92-190) and Kristen Sollman (103-93-196) wrapped up Capital's team scoring.
Capital (750) finished ninth out of 12 teams that participated in the Wooster Spring Invitational, placing ahead of OAC counterparts Baldwin Wallace University (760) and John Carroll University (770).
Madonna University (Mich.) took home the team title behind a 662 scorecard, and host College of Wooster placed fourth. The Fighting Scots housed the individual top medalist, Hannah Buzolits (80-79-159).
The Crusaders will now prepare for the OAC Championship, which will be held April 29 through May 1 at River Greens Golf Course in West Lafayette, Ohio.