Belles Hold Off Host Comets for Fourth Place


  • The Belles claimed fourth place at the Olivet Labor Day Tee-Off Tournament
  • Courtney Carlson and Ali Mahoney tied for 15th place overall
  • Taylor Kehoe and Lydia Lorenc each took strokes off their scores on day two

MARSHALL, Mich. - The Saint Mary's golf team shot a 353 on Sunday at the Olivet Labor Day Tee-Off Tournament and edged out the host Comets by three strokes to take fourth place.

Washington University in St. Louis claimed the team title with a 311 on Sunday for a two-day score of 617. DePauw shot a 317 today and ended the tournament with a score of 646. Illinois Wesleyan was third with a 672. The Belles, meanwhile, had a two-day score of 696 while Olivet finished with a 699. Chloe DiPetrillo of Washington University in St. Louis was the individual medalist with a 75 today and a two-day score of 148 at the Medalist Golf Club.

Courtney Carlson and Ali Mahoney continued to lead the way for the Belles as the pair turned in matching scores yet again with 88s on day two to tie for 15th place overall (169). Carlson ended the event with the sixth-best scoring on par three holes with a 3.25 scoring average while pacing the Belles with three birdies. Mahoney had 13 pars over both rounds of play and was tied for the seventh-best par five scoring at the tournament with a 5.63 scoring average.

Taylor Kehoe took three strokes off her score from yesterday to card an 84 on Sunday and finish 18th overall with a 171. Kaitlyn Cartone turned in a 95 to wrap up the team score and finish in 31st with a two-day total of 189.

Lydia Lorenc had an eight-stroke improvement from Saturday to Sunday with a 93 to tie for 34th overall (194) as the Belles' fifth golfer in the lineup. Kelsey Conkright competed as an individual and had a 98 on Sunday to finish with Lorenc in a tie for 34th with a two-day score of 194.

Next up for the golf team is the seventh annual O'Brien National Invitational, which the Belles host next Sunday and Monday, September 13 and 14 at Knollwood Country Club.