Women's Golf Finishes Fifth at Ivy Champs

Ivy League Championships Final Results

NORTHFIELD, N.J. - The Penn women's golf team finished in fifth place at the Ivy League Championships, which concluded Sunday at Atlantic City Country Club.

For the second straight day, the Quakers shaved shots from their previous round -- after carding 311 on Saturday, they shot 310 on Sunday. That gavethem a three-day total of 946 (325-311-310), which was one shot shy of Columbia for fourth place. The Lions went 333-307-305--945 for the weekend.

Harvard won its second straight team title, shooting 306-295-303--904 to defeat Yale by two strokes and Princeton by five strokes. Brown (985) was sixth in the event, while Dartmouth (1,029) was seventh.

Individually for Penn, freshman Tiffany Cheung finished as the team's low scorer. She carded a final-round 78 to finish 79-71-78--228 which placed her eight overall out of 35 golfers.

Juniors Meredith Kotowski (77-84-77--238) and Lisette Vitter (81-78-79--238) tied each other for 18th place, while classmate Catherine Elliott (88-78-76--242) once again pared shots from her round and tied for 22nd overall. Freshman Elizabeth Pettie (93-85-81--259) came on strong in her final round, and tied for 29th overall.

Princeton's Susannah Aboff easily won medalist honors for the second year in a row, carding a 3-over par 72-75-72--219 to defeat Yale's Harriet Owers-Bradley by five strokes. Harvard's Claire Sheldon (225) finished third.