MATTAPOISETT, Mass. - The University of Pennsylvania women's golf team finished second in a five-team field at the Harvard Invitational, which took place Sunday and Monday at The Bay Club.
Penn shot 296 on Sunday and led the field after the first round, but the host Crimson fired 286 on Monday to overtake the Quakers and gain the team title at 585. Penn shot 306 on Monday and ended the tournament at 602. Dartmouth was third (310-315--625), Brown was fourth (313-313--626) and Merrimack College was fifth (327-318--645).
Individually, a trio of freshmen led the way for the Quakers. Marissa Kay shot 73-74--147 and was fourth among 28 golfers in the field. Isabella Rahm (72-78--150) and Sophia Chen (75-75--150) tied for sixth, while junior Amanda Chin (76-82--158) tied for 15th. Senior Michelle Lee, in her season debut, scored for Penn on Monday and shot 87-79--166 for the event. Another freshman, Erin Lo, played as an individual and carded 81-78--159 to tie for 17th overall.
Harvard's Anne Cheng took medalist honors, her 143 was two strokes better than her teammates, Christine Lin and Bonnie Hu.
Penn will conclude the fall portion of its season October 26-27 at the University of Delaware Invitational.