LEESBURG, Va. - The University of Pennsylvania women's golf team finished 12th out of 15 teams at the Georgetown Hoya Women's Invitational, held Saturday and Sunday at the Raspberry Falls Golf and Hunt Club.
The Quakers shot a two-round total of 359-334--693 on the par-72 course. Host Georgetown won the event with a team score of 612, defeating second-place Yale by 17 strokes. Among other Ivy League schools in the event, Princeton was third with 632, Columbia was fourth with 637, and Harvard was seventh with 654.
Meg Bender was Penn's top golfer again this weekend; the sophomore carded 85-85--167 to finish in a tie for 37th overall. Stephanie Stamas tied for 57th overall with 91-82--173, while Kim Thompson shot 93-83--176 and tied for 61st. Nicole Kouch(95-87--182/t-69th) and Megan Brady (90-95--185/t-72nd) rounded out the Quakers' contingent.
Georgetown's Christy Larrimore ran away with medalist honors, carding a scintillating1-over par73-70--143 to win by 10 strokes. Three players tied for second place.
The women will play their final event of the 2005-06 season April 21-23, taking part in the Ivy League Championships which will run at the Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, N.J.