Women's Golf Finishes Program-Best Third at Ivy Championships

Long Island, N.Y. - The Penn women's golf team finished third at the 2005 Ivy League Championships on April 17 after shooting a team score of 1044 (361-345-338). The finish was a program-best for the Quakers, while senior captain Melissa Aylor finished sixth at the tournament to earn All-Ivy League honors at Maidstone Golf Club.

Aylor shot a three-round score of 253 (89-80-84) in her final collegiate tournament. Classmate Lauren Eveland was also a major reason for the Quakers' high team finish as she shot a 263 (86-91-86) to tie for 12th place. Freshman Meg Bender finished tied for 16th place with a 266 (94-90-82), while Kim Thompson finished tied for 18th with a 267 (92-89-86) and Steph Stamas finished tied for 25th after shooting a three-day total of 273 (94-86-93).

Princeton ran away with the team title after shooting a 970, while Yale took second with a 1005. Penn led the rest of the pack with its 1044, as Brown was fourth with a 1065, Columbia finished fifth with a 1070, Harvard was sixth with a 1086 and Dartmouth placed seventh with a 1091.

The Quakers have finished the 2005 collegiate gofl season.

Written by Carla Zighelboim