Women’s golf ends the game at the Princeton Invitational
PRINCETON, New Jersey – The University of Pennsylvania women’s golf team finished 12th at the Princeton Invitational, a 54-hole event that ended Sunday afternoon at the Springdale Golf Club near the Princeton campus.
Penn shot 312 in the first and third rounds, sandwiching those scores around a 299 second round on Saturday afternoon for a three-round score of 923. Host Tigers won the tag team title with an 864 par which gave them 15 hits. ahead of Columbia, second. Among the other Ivies in the field, Yale (885) was fourth, Harvard (899) seventh and Dartmouth (906) ninth.
Senior Marie shin led the Quakers on the weekend, pulling the team’s low scoring every round highlighted by an under-par 71 on Saturday afternoon. Overall, she got a 3 over par 219 and finished 10th in a field of 69 golfers who finished the weekend. Selina li scored in all three rounds for Penn and shot 229 to tie for the 39th overall, while Debby chang earned a 236 card for the weekend and placed 62nd in the field. Olivia traynor shot 239 to finish 64th. Leïla Dizon was on the court as an individual and shot 74-79-74-227 to finish tied for 32nd.
Albany’s Amber Thornton was the individual medalist, shooting a 210 of 6 under par which was evidenced by her 66 of 6 under on Saturday afternoon. Thornton finished two shots in front of Princeton Tiffany Kong and five in front of another Tiger, Yu Kyung Kim.
Penn returns to action in two weeks when the Quakers take the famous Yale course for the Yale Fall Intercollegiate on October 9-10.