Facing wet and windy conditions, the Emory golf team opened defense of its league title on Monday, rolling to a victory over New York University in a semifinal match at the University Athletic Association Championships. The event is being played at the 6,776-yard, par 72 Hammock Beach Resort Course in Palm Coast, Florida.
Using a match-play format, the No. 6-ranked Eagles posted a 4-1 decision over the Violets. Below are the results of the match-play competitions.
Keenan Hickton (EU) 7&6 over Patrick McNAry (NYU)
Matthew Shen (NYU) 6&5 over Stefano Butti (EU)
Eric Yiu (EU) 3&2 over Robbie Keyes (NYU)
Matt Organisak (EU) 6&5 over Christopher Nolte (NYU)
Connor Yakubov (EU) 2&1 over Kelly Sun (NYU)
Emory will meet No. 17 Carnegie Mellon in Tuesday's title clash, with that match beginning at approximately 8:40 am. CMU edged Rochester, 3-2, in the other semifinal contest.