SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – The University of Pennsylvania women’s golf team improved by a staggering 25 strokes from Friday’s first round to Saturday’s second round at the Ivy League Championships. As a result, the Quakers are now fourth in the standings at 615 heading into Sunday’s final
After shooting 320 as a team on Friday, the Quakers carded a team 295 on Saturday; that was the low team score of the day, just ahead of front-running Harvard (297). The Crimson are at 594 through two rounds and look like they have the title wrapped up, 18 strokes up on Princeton (307 on Saturday) and Yale (300) who are both at 612.
Erin Lo continues to be Penn’s low scorer; she shot a 74 on Saturday and is at 150 through two rounds which has her tied for third in the 35-player field with Harvard’s Tiffany Lim and Yale’s Marika Liu. Harvard’s Anne Cheng is in the lead, at 142 through two rounds, while Yale’s Elisabeth Bernabe is second at 146.
Amanda Chin recovered from her first-round 81 with a 70 on Saturday, tied with Lim and Liu for the best individual round on the day. As a result, she is now tied for sixth overall at 151.
Marissa Kay also greatly improved on her score, shooting a 73 (after her 80 on Friday) to put her in a tie for 12th overall. Isabella Rahm carded a 78, five shots better than Friday, and is in 24th place at 161, while Sophia Chen improved from Friday’s 84 to shoot an 80 on Saturday. She is now tied for 26th with a two-round 164.
The tournament will conclude with a final round of action on Sunday. Teams are slated to tee off beginning at 8 a.m. For Penn, Chen will tee off at 8:45; Rahm will tee off at 8:54; Kay will tee off at 9:03; Chin will tee off at 9:12; and Lo will tee off at 9:21.