Sophomore Claire O'Neil shot a collegiate low 73 in round two of the 2013 New York University Women's Invitational and shared the medalist honors for the two day event with a two day score of 148.
O'Neil and Cortland's Rebecca Studen each shot rounds of 75-73-148 and were declared co-champions in the individual competition. O'Neil's 75 in the first round was her second best collegiate score while her one-over 73 on Sunday was her top round. The 73 ties Aimee Caligiore (2010) and Courtney Teser (2005( as the low round in program history and the 148 is the low 36 hole total in program history, two better than Caligiore's 150 in 2010.
The Saints finished tied for sixth as a team with scores of 335 and 342 for a 677 total. All five Saint players broke 90 on Saturday at the Spook Rock Golf Course with newcomers Laura Gay shooting 85, Augusta Mayer 86 and Lexi Haehl 89, matching an 89 carded by senior Kelly Hale. All three Saint rookies shot their collegiate low in round one.
Gay shot 89 in the second round and Mayer 88, finishing tied for 26th with a 174 total while Hale carded a 92 and was tied for 38 with Haehl shooting 95 and finishing 42nd.
Williams won the tournament with a team total of 625 with Middlebury second at 652, NYU third at 653, Mount Holyoke fourth at 668, Amherst fifth at 669 and the Saints tied with Cortland for sixth at 677. A total of 11 teams played in the tournament.