Women's Golf Finishes Fifth at ROAR-EE Invitational

ROAR-EE Invitational Final Results (PDF)

SUFFERN, N.Y. - The Penn women's golf team finished fifth out of 10 teams at Columbia's ROAR-EE Invitational, which concluded Saturday with a second 18-hole round. The Quakers shot 313-322-635 for the event, and finished a mere two strokes out of third place.

With the Ivy League Championships just a week away,the ROAR-EEhad a definitive Ivy flavor at the top of the leaderboard. Princeton took top honors, shooting 302-310--612 to defeat second-place Harvard (309-309--618) by six strokes. Host Columbia (319-314--633) and Yale (323-310--633) tied for third, both followed closely by Penn. Fairleigh Dickinson (313-326--639) was sixth.

For Penn, freshman Tiffany Cheung was the story. She followed up her first-round 77 Friday with a 75 Saturday, which tied three other women in the field for the best round of the day. Overall, her 152 was two strokes off the pace set by medalist Eva Mayr from FDU, who shot 71-79--150. Princeton's Michelle Grilli (75-77-152) tied Cheung for second overall.

Junior Lisette Vitter shot 76-81--157 and tied for 14th overall, while classmate Meredith Kotowski (79-82--161) tied for 24th and Catherine Elliott (81-84--165) tied for 34th. Freshman Elizabeth Pettie (89-85--174) shaved four strokes off her round from Friday to Saturday and finished 50th overall.

The Ivy League Championships will take place next Friday to Sunday in Atlantic City, N.J.

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