The womens golf team sat pretty in 2006-07 as the only Muhlenberg
squad to win a Centennial Conference championship and the Mules did
it in impressive fashion.
As a team, the Mules finished the first day of play in first place with a
season-low 351 through 18 holes, and they held strong through the
unfavorable weather conditions of the second round as well. Their total of
724 strokes was the second-lowest in CC history and was 30 strokes ahead
of second-place McDaniel, the five-time defending champion. It also broke
the previous College record for a two-day tournament which this team
set one week earlier at Kutztowns Golden Bear Invitational by
Amore excelled on and off the golf course, as she
received the Helene Hopsodar Award for being a team player and
also earned membership into Phi Beta Kappa.
Freshman Kimberly Snyder made an immediate impact for the Mules,
breaking the school record for lowest round in each of her first three
tournaments. She also earned medalist honors at the CC meet by shooting a
162 over the two days of competition; and with the win, she became the
first CC player of the year in Muhlenberg womens golf history. Snyder
led the CC with an average of 81.7, breaking the previous school record by
more than 12 strokes.
Junior Dana Lynn Bielecki finished the CC meet in fourth place for
the second year in a row, tying Snyder with an 86 in the second round.
Senior Kristen Amore finished in a tie for eighth by shooting a
Sophomore Hayley Cush showed great improvement throughout the
season, shooting a career-best 96 at the CC Championships. Senior Laura
Fazio rounded out the Mules championship five.