Christopher Newport placed a conference-best five golfers on the 2018 All-CAC Women's Golf First Team and swept the major awards to lead the all-conference honors from the first-ever conference women's golf championship.
Behind a stellar performance from Erica Whitehouse and the top three individual placings, Christopher Newport ran away with the first-ever CAC Women's Golf Championship at Bay Creek Golf Course in Cape Charles, Va. The Captains totaled 993 strokes throughout the 54-hole event on the Palmer Course to take home the trophy.
Christopher Newport jumped out to a commanding day one lead at the inaugural CAC Women's Golf Championship on Thursday at the Palmer Course at Bay Creek Resort in Cape Charles, Va. The Captains totaled a team score of +38 to seize control of first place.
The 2018 CAC Men's and Women's Golf Championships are set for Thursday, April 19 - Saturday, April 21 at Bay Creek Golf Course in Cape Charles, Va., marking the third straight year that the championship tournament will be held at Bay Creek. This also marks the inaugural championship for CAC women's golf.
Christopher Newport freshman Erica Whitehouse was selected as the CAC Women's Golfer of the Week after firing a team-best round of seven-over-par 80 at the rain-shortened Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate. Whitehouse's score earned her 24th place in a field of 90 golfers.
Penn State Harrisburg junior Allison Cooper was selected as the CAC Women's Golfer of the Week for the second time this fall after winning the Ursinus Fall Invitational on Sept. 26 with a score of two-over-par 73. The tournament featured players from eight schools, including Division II Millersville. The victory was Cooper's third individual win of the fall season.
Penn State Harrisburg junior Allison Cooper was selected as the CAC Women's Golfer of the Week after winning a pair of tournaments to begin the year. Cooper began the year with the individual title at the Bay Creek Invitational, carding a two-day total of four-over-par 148 to defeat the second-place finisher by six strokes. Cooper followed up that performance with another victory at the Penn State Harrisburg Invitational. She shot a two-day total of 159 (+17), winning by two strokes.
Four Capital Athletic Conference women's golf teams will compete in their inaugural tournament on Sept. 11-12 at the Bay Creek Invitational in Cape Charles, Va. Christopher Newport, Penn State Harrisburg, Southern Virginia, and York will open their first-ever campaigns at the 36-hole CAC Championship preview tournament.