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Gianchandani First after Day 1

Ami Gianchandani '22
Ami Gianchandani '22

Yale sits 4th after first round

Pinehurst, N.C.-- After the first round of play at the Pinehurst Invitational, the Yale women's golf team sits in fourth place with a score of 327 (+39). First year Ami Gianchandani leads the team after shooting a 73 (+1), the best round of the day.

 

The three-day event takes place on Pinehurst No. 8, a 72 par, 7,099 yard course. Five other strong teams make up this week's field including: UNC Asheville, BU, Cleveland State, Dayton, Southern New Hampshire, and St. John's.

 

Gianchandani has a four-stroke lead heading into the second round. Teammate Coco Chai also had a solid first round with a round of 82 (+10), which puts her tied for 10th.

 

Only six strokes separate the Elis from UNC Asheville, currently leading with a score of 321 (+33).

 

The tournament resumes tomorrow at 8:15am. Full results can be found here. Follow the action during tomorrow's round with LiveStats.

 

Report filed by Amairani Santoyo '19, Yale Sports Publicity