Women's Golf Finishes Eighth at Princeton

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PRINCETON, N.J. - The University of Pennsylvania women's golf team finished eighth out of 15 teams at the Princeton Invitational. The 36-hole tournament took place Saturday and Sunday at the Tigers' Springdale Golf Club on the edge of campus.

Penn shot 320-329--649 for the weekend, finishing at 73-over-par as a team. Harvard won the team title, shooting 616 over the two rounds to beat host Princeton by a stroke. Columbia was third (623), followed by Rutgers (633) and Yale (635). Among the other Ivy teams in the field, Penn finished a stroke ahead of Dartmouth (650) and four ahead of Brown (653).

Freshman Rachel Dai was Penn's low scorer on the weekend; she carded 77-83--160 to tie for 20th in a field of 79 golfers. Junior Isabella Rahm was one stroke behind her and tied for 23rd, shooting 79-82--161.

Tiffany Yau (80-84--164) scored on both days for the Quakers and was third among Penn players, tying for 34th overall. Marissa Kay (86-80--166) posted Penn's low score on Sunday and finished tied for 44th. Allison Wong (84-87--171) scored on Saturday and tied for 68th overall.

Georgetown's Jacquelyn Eleey won medalist honors, shooting a 5-over-par 159 to defeat Harvard's Courtney Hooton and Princeton's Tenley Shield by three strokes each.

The women are back in action again next weekend, traveling to the Yale Fall Intercollegiate. The 54-hole event is slated to start Friday and continue through Sunday.

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