Women's Golf Places 10th at ECACs

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The Penn women's golf team placed 10th out of 17 teams at the ECAC Championships, which were held this weekend at the par-72 Kiskiack Golf Course.

The Quakers had a strong second day, cutting 24 strokes from the first round tothe second and finishing at 336-312--648. Princeton won the team title, carding 309-290--599 to defeat second-place St. John's by 16 strokes. The only other Ivy League team at the event was Dartmouth, whichplaced ninth (321-326--647).

Individually, freshman Tiffany Cheung was Penn's low scorer; she carded 79-77 to finish at 12-over-par 156 and tied for 12th overall. Juniors Lisette Vitter and Catherine Elliott finished among several players who tied for 27th at 160; Elliott was particularly strong as the tournament went on, knocking 12 strokes off her round from Saturday to Sunday.

Freshman Elizabeth Pettie finished 61st overall with 89-83--172, while classmate Michelle Winters tied for 65th with 90-85--175.

Princeton's Susannah Aboff won medalist honors, carding a three-under-par 73-68--141 to win by five strokes over Lehigh's Ana Nam (73-73--146).

Penn is in action again next weekend, playing at the Rutgers Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

Download: ECAC Fall Champ.pdf