Led by rookies, women's golf takes second place at Bowdoin Invitational

Junior Ellie Murphy finished ninth out of 20 players, helping Bates women's golf take second place out of four teams at the Bowdoin Invitational on Sept. 8, 2019. (File photo by Theophil Syslo/Bates College)

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- First-year student-athletes Chloe Baylor and Sora Park placed fourth and sixth, respectively, out of 20 players to lead the Bates women's golf team to second place out of four teams at the two-day Bowdoin Invitational Sunday.

Bates' four-woman, two-day combined score of 725 trailed Bowdoin (677) but easily beat out Husson (750) and Trinity (831).

Baylor (Lincoln, Neb.) made par on six holes and shot nine bogeys and three double-bogeys en route to a second-day score of 88, following Saturday's 86.

Park (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) followed her 90 on Saturday with a 91 Sunday, including birdies on the par-3 fifth hole and the par-5 16th.

Junior Ellie Murphy (Schwenksville, Pa.) placed ninth overall with a two-day score of 186, and first-year Amisha Kalra (Short Hills, N.J.) fired an 86 on Sunday to place fourth on the team, 11th overall, at 189.

The Bates men's and women's golf teams will host the Bates Invitational Sept. 14-15 at Martindale Country Club in Auburn, teeing off at 11am on Saturday.