Celtics earn first-ever win in women’s golf


The Carlow University women’s golf team earned the first victory in program history Saturday, Sept. 24.

The Celtics defeated St. Vincent College in a dual match at Champion Lakes. The Celtics scored 409, while the Bearcats scored 422.

Natalie Abt (FR/Glenshaw, PA) was the individual winner, shooting 87 on the par-71, 5,943-yard course.

“Natalie shot at least 3 strokes better than any female in the field and she led the Celtics to their first victory in the team’ history,” Carlow head coach Ryan Shank said. “All of the ladies competed well and made Carlow proud.”

Hailey Schleich (SO/Copley, OH) shot 97, Leah O’Kresik (FR/Sharon, PA) 107, Samantha Stefanik (FR/Apollo, PA) 118 and Blake Sirko (FR/Aliquippa, PA) 128.

The Celtics compete Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 26-27 in the River States Conference Fall Preview, at Lassing Pointe Golf Course. 

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