Women's Golf Opens '18-19 Season With Win Over Owls

Jean Marie Arnold and Megan Mahan

Westfield, Mass.--Sophomore Megan Mahan (North Andover, MA) carded an 85 to help lead the Rhode Island College women's golf team to a season-opening, 379-388, victory against Westfield State on Sunday afternoon.

THE BASICS
Rhode Island College 379, Westfield State 388
Rhode Island College (1-0)
Westfield State (0-1)

HOW IT HAPPENED
• Mahan was the low scorer for the day, finishing with an 85 over the par-72 course that measures 5,271 yards.

• RIC junior Kelsey Hinchcliffe (Pascoag, RI) shot a 96, while senior Meghan Rocheleau (Warwick, RI) carded a 98 for the Anchorwomen.

• RIC junior Jean Marie Arnold (Wakefield, RI) recorded a 100 while, freshman Natalie Jepson (Shoreham, NY) shot a 111 in her collegiate debut.

• Senior Bailey Loughlin (Maynard, MA) led Westfield with a 95, followed by freshman Kenze Felty at 95, and senior Kyla Murphy (Southampton, MA) with a 97.

WHAT'S NEXT
• Rhode Island College will travel to the Mount Holyoke Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23.