Women’s Golf was 9-3 in the regular season, with several younger players leading the team.
“I feel this team has a really special bond because we all get along well and we push ourselves to be the best we can be, to always improve on something, and I believe that has played a part in our large number of wins,” senior Mary Claire Wolk said.
“The younger girls like (sophomores) Jenna Clark and Sarah Ewing have medaled at several tournaments and have significantly grown the girls’ golf program,” Wolk said.
The team is made up of 11 girls, three of whom made the All-Conference team. All-Conference first team members are Clark, Ewing and junior Jaden Fields made All-Conference second team.
“Coach (Cary) Morrison and Coach (Joshua) Spuhl have helped every single girl in the program by giving us the ability to gear our practices to our own needs, have encouraged us in all areas of our game and given us special rewards for our success like taking a trip to top golf for a practice,” Wolk said.
“All 11 players made an impact at some point this season. I think the team had a lot of fun. That really helps to lighten the mood and play the game. Golf is a very tough sport. The younger girls played very well. It is nice to have some new players come in that were ready to compete,” Spuhl said
The team placed second in the District Tournament, with Wolk, Clark, Ewing, Fields, and freshman Ellie Nakatani representing Webster.
Both Clark and Ewing competed in the Sectional Tournament on Oct. 14, 2019.
“I am so excited to see how much these girls are going to continue to succeed because they have a passion for the game and are always eager to get out on the course and play,” Wolk said about the future of the team.
“As a senior nearing the end of my time with the wg girls golf program, I am so excited to see how much these girls are going to continue to succeed because they have a passion for the game and are always eager to get out on the course and play,” Wolk said.
“I would also like to thank our Seniors, Cecily Schmanske and Mary Claire Wolk for playing. I have enjoyed getting to know them both and wish them the best next year,” Spuhl said.
Clark was one away from making the State Tournament this year.
“All this success for me is because I had the experience this year. I am a sophomore and I had a good season last year making it to the sectional tournament but I missed the cut by 14 that year. This year I knew what it was going to take to move on and what I would have to practice before this year,” Clark said.
This will be Elise Keller’s third year on ECHO staff, but she made several contributions while taking journalism class her freshman year.