Men's Golf Tied For Ninth After Day 1 at Princeton

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PRINCETON, N.J. - The University of Pennsylvania is tied for ninth after one day at the Princeton Invitational. On a day that was shortened from 36 to 18 holes due to the weather, the Quakers shot 297 as a team on Saturday, which has them level with Rutgers.

Duke came in and ran roughshod over the field on Saturday, shooting 274 which has the Blue Devils 12 shots ahead of second-place Columbia. Harvard and Yale are tied for third, both at 289, while host Princeton is tied for fifth with Georgetown at 292. The other Ivy League teams in the field, Brown and Cornell, are tied for 13th in the 15-team field at 305.

Freshman Josh Goldenberg was Penn's low scorer on Saturday, carding a first-round 73 which has him tied for 20th in the field of 81 golfers. Sophomore Carter Thompson is tied for 32nd after his first-round 74, while Patrick O'Leary and Amay Poria both shot 75 and are tied for 38th. Zareh Kaloustian is tied for 53rd after his first-round 77.

Four Duke players are at the top of the leaderboard after Saturday's action. Jake Shuman holds the individual lead after shooting a 6-under-par 65 on the par-71 Springdale Golf Club course. Teammates Alex Smalley and Max Greyserman both shot 68.

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