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Women’s Golf Places Fourth at Season Opening Yellow Jacket Invitational

Kelly Linnabary placed sixth in her first collegiate tournament
Kelly Linnabary placed sixth in her first collegiate tournament

COLUMBIA STATION, Ohio -- The Baldwin Wallace University women's golf team opened the 2018-19 season as it placed fourth at is very own Yellow Jacket Invitational at the Mallard Creek Golf Club. 

BW was fourth of four teams with 727 strokes on the par-72 and 5,850 Mallard Creek layout.  Mount Union was the champion with 686 strokes.

The Yellow Jackets were led by freshman Kelly Linnabary (Westerville/Central) as she finished sixth with rounds of 83 and 92 for a collegiate debut total of 175.   Freshman Leah Metzger (Ashland) finished tied for 12th as she posted rounds of 87 and 93 for a collegiate debut total of 180.  Senior Grace Magee (Skaneateles, N.Y.) carded rounds of 86 and 99 for two-day total of 185.  Sophomore Rachael Sladky (North Olmsted) as she had rounds of 93 and 94 for a tournament total of 187. Rounding out the top five was junior Emily Hunt (Marysville) tallied rounds of 94 and 99 for a two-round total of 193

Playing as individuals were senior Erinn Maynard (New London), junior Hannah Durst (Madison), sophomores Aubrey Baumler (Huron) and Maria Simon (Santa Cruz, BOLIVIA/Santa Cruz Cooperative School) and freshmen Mary Fraley (Cleveland/Mayfield) and Alex Wiedemann (Medina).   Simon led the individuals as she fired a career-low round of 92 and 107 for a two-day total of 199.   Maynard carded rounds of 97 and 103 for a two-round total of 200.  Durst posted rounds of 102 and 103 for a tournament total of 205.  Wiedemann tallied rounds of 102 and 103 for a collegiate debut total of 205.  Baumler finished with rounds of 116 and 112 for a total of 228.  Fraley had rounds of 154 and 184 for a collegiate debut total of 338.

BW is back in action on Sunday, September 9 when it travels to Alliance to compete in the University of Mount Union Fall Invitational at the Tannenhauf Golf Club.