Amherst Places Fifth at Williams Fall Classic

Junior Alex Chang-Graham shot an impressive 81 on Sunday.
WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – The Amherst College women’s golf team wrapped up its fall season by placing fifth in a field of 14 teams at the Williams College Fall Classic. Middlebury College claimed the team and individual titles, with Courtney Mazzei shooting a 149 to land comfortably in first place overall.

The Lord Jeffs shot a two-day total of 660 to finish just three strokes behind the host Ephs and Mount Holyoke College, who tied for third. Saint Lawrence University finished as the runner up with a 654.

Amherst sat in third place after Saturday with a 326, just one stroke behind co-leaders Williams and Mount Holyoke, as four Lord Jeffs shot an 83 or lower. The tables turned on Sunday, however, when Middlebury saw an eight-stroke improvement to pull ahead from the rest of the pack, with the Jeffs shooting a 334 on day two.

Sophomore Hayley Milbourn (Baltimore, MD) led Amherst by tying for fifth place with a 161, while first-year Laura Monty (North Granby, CT), junior captain Kinne Schwartz (Allen, TX) and first-year Elaine Lin (Clarksville, MD) finished within three strokes of each other with two-day totals of 165, 167 and 168, respectively. Rounding out the group effort was first-year Nina Yoo (Duluth, GA), who tied for 35th place with a 175.

Competing as individuals were junior Alex Chang-Graham (San Carlos, CA) and sophomore Jordan Chafetz (Palos Verdes, CA). Chang-Graham put in one of the most impressive performances of her collegiate career, shooting an 81 on Sunday to finish in a tie for 18th place. Chafetz landed in 47th place with a 90-94-184.

The Williams Fall Classic marked the end of the fall season for the Lord Jeffs, who will not return to action until the spring season.


1. Middlebury College (325-317-642)
2. St. Lawrence University (330-324-654)
T3. Mount Holyoke College (327-330-657)
T3. Williams College (325-332-657)
5. Amherst College (326-334-660)

1. Courtney Mazzei, Middlebury (77-72-149)
2. Zahra Aliza Hanif, Mount Holyoke (78-78-156)
T3. Lindsay Cone, Saint Lawrence (83-75-158)
T3. Kayleigh Horn, Vassar (80-78-158)
T5. Hayley Milbourn, Amherst (80-81-161)
T5. Kristen Tubbs, Williams (77-84-161)

5. Amherst College (326-334-660)
T5. Hayley Milbourn (80-81-161)
17. Laura Monty (83-82-165)
*T18. Alex Chang-Graham (85-81-166)
T20. Kinne Schwartz (81-86-167)
T22. I-Wen Lin (82-86-168)
T35. Nina Yoo (90-85-175)
*47. Jordan Chafetz (90-94-184)

*Played as individuals