Rachel Villano Leads Crusaders at Muhlenberg Invite

Rachel Villano Leads Crusaders at Muhlenberg Invite


ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- The Susquehanna University women's golf team placed fourth out of four teams at the Muhlenberg Invitational, held at Lehigh Country Club on April 6.

Susquehanna totaled a score of 457 on the par-71, 5,843-yard course to finish behind the 376 total put up by McDaniel College, the 388 by Gettysburg College and the 437 by Franklin & Marshall College. Host Muhlenberg College did not register a team score.

SU's senior Rachel Villano [Clayton, Calif./Downingtown West (Pa.)] placed third individually out of 23 players with a total of 89, just one stroke out of second place and six out of first.

Teammate and sophomore Alissa Perez (Monmouth Junction, N.J./South Brunswick) finished with an 11th-place score of 104.

Rounding out the Crusaders card were seniors Laura Brickley (Damascus, Md./Damascus) and Serena Conway (Media, Pa./Country Day School of the Sacred Heart) and sophomore Amanda Keister (State College, Pa./State College), who finished 19th and tied for 21st, respectively, with a 128 score and identical cards of 136.

A squad's top four scores count as part of its team total.

Next Event: Saturday-Sunday, April 17-18, at Gettysburg Spring Invitational (The Bridges Golf Club; Abbottstown, Pa.)