St. Louis, Mo., March 30, 2020 – The 2019-20 Washington University in St. Louis women’s golf team had its season cut short in light of the unprecedented and global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The Bears were in Hammock Beach, Fla., preparing for the 2020 University Athletic Association (UAA) when they got word the spring season was cancelled.
WashU won its first three tournaments to open the fall season – I-70 Dual, Rhodes Classic and the DIII NCAA Preview. The Bears were ranked first in the Central Region and fifth in NCAA Division III in scoring average (307.64).
• Freshman Annie Mascot is ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division III in scoring average (72.55).
• Senior Samantha Haubenstock is ranked No. 6 in scoring (74.48).
• Freshman Alena Lindh (79.50, 51st), freshman Emmy Sammons (79.62, 52nd), senior Emily Carnes (80.45, 66th) and freshman Helen Ye (81.04, 97th) are ranked in the top-100.
• Mascot claimed three individual titles in the Fall – I-70 Dual, Rhodes Classic and Arkansas State Lady Red Wolves Classic.
• Haubenstock won two individual titles in the Fall – Rhodes Classic and DIII NCAA Preview.
BEAR RECORD BOOK
• Mascot set the WashU single-season record in scoring average (72.55) and tied the mark in par or better rounds (5).
• Haubenstock tied the school record with a 66 on day one of the Rhodes Classic.
• Mascot and Haubenstock set the low 36-hole score with a 139 at the Rhodes Classic.
• Mascot shattered the 54-hole school record with a 211 (70-71-70) at the Arkansas State Lady Red Wolves Classic.
• Haubenstock graduates as the all-time leader in scoring average (75.62) and par or better rounds (13).
• WashU set the school record for low 18-hole (281) and 36-hole (574) at the Rhodes Classic.
• Mascot was named the UAA Athlete of the Week on Sept. 3, Sept. 23 and Oct. 21.
• Haubenstock earned UAA Athlete of the Week honors on Sept. 9 and Sept. 16.
WashU was ranked No. 2 in the Women’s Golf Association (WGCA) Coaches Poll on Feb. 21 and the Golfstat Team Ranking on March 19.
CLASS OF 2020
WashU’s two seniors – Haubenstock and Carnes – helped lead the Bears to 13 tournament victories and a pair of trips to the NCAA Tournament in four seasons.
2019-20: Ranked No. 2
2018-19: NCAA 11th Place, UAA Second Place, Ranked No. 12
2017-18: NCAA 10th Place, UAA Third Place, Ranked No. 9
2016-17: UAA Second Place, Ranked No. 14