South Hadley, Mass. - September 18, 2019 - Recognized for her career-best performance this past weekend, sophomore Cortney Qiu (Winter Springs, Fla.) of the Mount Holyoke College golf team was selected to the Liberty League Women's Golf Honor Roll, announced by the conference offices early this week. Qiu's selection marks the first Liberty League Women's Golf honor for the Lyons since the 2016-17 season.
A sophomore Philosophy and Economics double major at Mount Holyoke College, Qiu helped the Lyons to a fifth-place finish at the Ann S. Batchelder Invitational this past weekend, as she posted a career-low 74 (+2) in the first round and followed up with an 80 in the final round to finish in a tie for fifth among some of the top competitors in the region. Qiu was one of the best student-athletes on Par 4's over the course of the tournament as she had a 4.10 scoring rating and finished +2 on those holes. Qiu also had a team-best three birdies, which were all on Saturday, and 22 pars over the two-day tournament.
Qiu, along with the rest of the Lyons' golf team, will host the Mount Holyke College Invitational on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 at The Orchards Golf Club. The Mount Holyoke College Invitational is regarded as the largest Division III women's golf tournament in the country, featuring 17 teams from all over the region.