MONMOUTH WOMEN’S GOLF WINS SPRING SHOOTOUT EVENT
NEPTUNE, NJ – In its first home event of the season, Monmouth University Women's Golf finished in first place at the Monmouth Spring Shootout at Jumping Brook Country Club on Tuesday. Amanda Hart (Holmdel, NJ/Red Bank Catholic) finished second overall and led the Hawks, shooting an 82 on the day. Hart's 82 was solo second among all competitors, while MU had a pair tie for third with Cassidy Gavaghan (Ambler, PA/Hatboro-Horsham) and Haley Goodling (Manheim, PA/Manheim Central) both carding 83. Mackenzie Matarese(Keyport, NJ/Mater Dei) ranked 12th, shooting 100, trailed by teammate Katie Baron (Matawan, NJ/St. John Vianney). The Hawks shot 348 as a group, topping Drew University's 375 in second place. St. Francis Brooklyn shot 311 but did not qualify for team honors, and Mount St. Mary's placed their two competitors in the top-three with Olivia Gardenhour taking the individual title with an 81. NOTES AND QUOTES "We were thrilled to host the First Annual Monmouth Spring Shootout! We had an outstanding team effort for our first team victory of the year. Our players have been working hard to gear up towards the MAAC Championships. This is one step closer to our year-long goal." – Head Coach Michelle Melia -Monmouth Head Coach Michelle Melia won her first event at the helm of the MU program. -MU won its first team event of the season. -Amanda Hart led the MU card for the first time in her career. -Hart has now shot 11 of her 15 rounds this year in the 80's. -Haley Goodling shot her ninth round of the season in the 80's. -Cassidy Gavaghan shot her eighth round of the year in the 80's. -Mackenzie Matarese's 100 was her lowest round of the season.