ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The University of Pennsylvania women’s golf team tied Towson through the regulation 54 holes at the 15-team Chesapeake Bay Invitational, hosted by Navy. However, the Tigers were awarded the championship after their five players defeated the Quakers’ five players by two strokes on the first playoff hole.
After shooting 314 and 305 on Saturday -- the 305 being the low score by any team in the day’s two rounds -- Penn came back to shoot 303 on Sunday to end the tournament at 58-over-par 922. After Towson and Penn, Dartmouth was a distant third (941).
Penn is coming home from Navy with some hardware, however, as sophomore Isabella Rahm took medalist honors in the field of 83 golfers. Rahm shot 75-71 on Saturday, then held her lead on Sunday with a final-round 73 to end the tournament at 3-over-par 219. That was three strokes ahead of Towson’s Krissy Unger.
Senior Amanda Chin finished third overall, shooting Penn’s low Sunday score (72) and finishing at 223 overall which was one shot behind Unger.
Marissa Kay tied for 27th overall, carding a three-round 241, while Erin Lo tied for 35th with a 245. Franchesca de la Torre scored for Penn on Sunday, with a 78, and ended the tournament tied for 45th overall with a 248. Freshman Allison Wong played the 54-hole event as an individual and tied for 37th overall (78-88-80--246).
Penn returns to action next weekend at the Yale Women’s Fall Intercollegiate; the 54-hole event is scheduled to run Friday through Sunday
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