Record Round Lifts Williams Women's Golf to Fourth Place

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HOUSTON – It was a record breaking day for Williams women's golf today at Bay Oaks Country Club on Thursday.
 
Coach Tomas Adalsteinsson's team finished its third round at the NCAA DIII Championships just 6 shots over par.
 
"Today's round of 294 is our lowest round ever in the NCAA Championship, and the first and only round so far under 300,"  Adalsteinsson said.
 
Williams started on the first tee and it went right to work and made the turn at one under. Williams players posted seven birdies on the front nine and senior Jo Kim eagled the fifth hole.
 
"Jo hit a very long drive over water on the par 5, 5th hole,"  Adalsteinsson said. "She only had about 145 yards to the hole on her second shot and with her 7 iron put it to about 15 feet. Fairly straight putt in the middle of the cup for eagle."
 
Kim finished the front nine 3-under par. Sophomore Tianyi Zhuang was one under on the front, while Malini Rudra was even par, Catalin Yturralde was two over par and 
Olivia White was three over par.
 
Kim led Williams on the day, finishing at even par 972). Malini Rudra was one over par, Tianyi Zhuang was two over par and Catalin Yturralde came in three over par and Olivia White had an uncharacteristic 14 over par day. 
 
""The team did a great job putting the ball in the right spots today,"  Adalsteinsson said. "It's possible to attack some holes and seek birdies, while on others you need to be disciplined and strategic. It was so fun to see how determined the team was to make the most out of today. Tomorrow we get one more chance to compete as a team and play our best golf."
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North Adams Man Injured in Williamstown Motorcycle Accident

By Stephen Dravis
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A North Adams resident Saturday night was found bleeding and unconscious after a motorcycle accident on North Hoosac Road near the North Adams line, according to a Police Department report.
 
Edward Laurin Lacosse Jr. of West Shaft Road was traveling west at a high rate of speed in a group of three riders when he lost control of his vehicle, according to a report filed by Police Officer Shuan William.
 
Lacosse, who was operating a motorcycle belonging to a friend at the time, started to lay the vehicle down and applied the brakes hard, the report reads. The motorcycle crossed into the eastbound lane and crashed into a guard rail.
 
The report says Lacosse was found about 10 yards from the motorcycle and sustained "numerous internal/head/body injuries."
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