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Jeffs Second at Massachusetts State Invitational, Seventh at Northeast Championships

April 25, 2004

S. HADLEY, MA & AMHERST, MA - The Amherst College women’s golf team took second place at the Massachusetts State Invitational, hosted by Mt. Holyoke College at the Hickory Ridge Country Club on Friday, and nabbed seventh place at the Northeast Championships, held at Hickory Ridge on Saturday and the Orchards Golf Club on Sunday.

Amherst senior Kathryn Kuchefski (Wellesley, MA) led the way on Friday, finishing second overall with a round of 76. Junior captain Meg Sullivan (Northampton, MA) placed 11th, shooting an 85, while first year Sarah Harper (Rochester, MN) finished one stroke back at 86, good for 12th. Sophomore Melissa Sidman (Bethesda, MD) and senior Kasarin Chakkaphak (London, England) shot rounds of 94 and 101, respectively.

Sullivan paced the Jeffs at the Northeast Championships, shooting a two-day score of 91-80-171, good for 14th overall. Kuchefski and Harper tied for 22nd with rounds of 92-84-176 and 88-88-176, respectively, while junior Sarah Godwin (Swarthmore, PA) shot a 92-94-186 to finish 37th. Sidman rounded out the top five for Amherst, shooting a 98-99-197.

Harvard University cruised to victory in both tournaments, besting second-place Amherst by 18 strokes with a team score of 323 on Friday, and posting a two-day total of 332-315-647 at the Northeast Championships, 34 strokes ahead of Boston University. Mt. Holyoke’s Kara Solem took medallist honors with a 72 at the Mass. St. Invite, while Meredith Chiampa of Harvard shot a two-day 82-73-155 to claim the Northeast title.

Massachusetts State Invitational - Hickory Ridge Country Club - Amherst, MA
TEAM RESULTS (Top 5)
1) Harvard University - 323
2) Amherst College - 341
3) Boston University - 346
4) Mt. Holyoke College - 347
5) Wellesley College - 360

AMHERST INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
2) Kathryn Kuchefski - 40-36-76
11) Meg Sullivan 44-41-85
T-12) Sarah Harper 42-44-86
20) Melissa Sidman 48-46-94
26) Kasarin Chakkaphak 51-50-101

Northeast Championships - Hickory Ridge Country Club & Orchards Golf Club - Amherst, MA & S. Hadley, MA
TEAM RESULTS (Top 10)
1) Harvard University - 332-315-647
2) Boston University - 349-332-681
3) Dartmouth College - 352-332-684
4) Central Conn. St. U. - 355-335-690
5) University of Albany - 347-348-695
6) Mt. Holyoke College - 368-338-706
7) Amherst College - 363-346-709
8) Wellesley College - 360-360-720
9) St. Lawrence University - 372-364-736
10) University of Hartford - 387-364-751

AMHERST INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
T-14) Meg Sullivan - 91-80-171
T-22) Kathryn Kuchefski - 92-84-176
T-22) Sarah Harper - 88-88-176
T-37) Sarah Godwin - 92-94-186
T-49) Melissa Sidman - 98-99-197