Women's Golf Opens Play at First NE10 Championship

Jylkka led the Skyhawks during todays first round of the NE10 Championship. (PHOTO BY Jim Stankiewicz)

Skyhawks make debut at Conference Championship in inaugural season

HAVERHILL, Mass. (September 24, 2017) – The Stonehill College women's golf program continued its inaugural season with some more history as it made its debut appearance at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship, hosted by Merrimack College, at the 5,861-yard, par-72 layout at Haverhill Country Club this afternoon.

Freshman Katelyn Jylkka (Portland, Connecticut/East Catholic) led Stonehill's three individual entries with a round of 104 to sit in 33rd place after the first round. Sophomore Jennifer Kornacki (Simsbury, Connecticut/Simsbury) followed by carding a 116, while freshman Francesca Feola (Bellingham, Massachusetts/Bellingham) finished with a 136.

Franklin Pierce University leads the team championship, with a score of 310, by just one stroke over host Merrimack's 311. Camden Morrison paced Franklin Pierce with a five-under par round of 67, while Merrimack holds the next three spots in the top five, led by Krystal Knight's two-under 70.

The NE10 Championship concludes on Monday morning with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.

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