PRINCETON, N.J. - The University of Pennsylvania women's golf team finished sixth out of 13 teams at the Princeton Invitational this weekend. The event took place Saturday and Sunday at Springdale GC.
Three women competed in their first collegiate tournament for the Quakers, and all three were among Penn's top four scorers for both rounds. Lisette Vitter carded 74-78--152 (+8) on the par-72 course and finished alone in fifth place overall. Another freshman, Meredith Kotowski, fired 85-81--166 (+22) to tie for 30th overall.
Senior Stephanie Stamas tied for 33rd after carding 81-87--168 (+24), while freshman Catherine Elliott hit a pair of 86s for a 172 (+28) to tie for 42nd. Nicole Kouch (88-92--180) also participated in the tournament for the Quakers.
Princeton took both the team and individual titles on its home course. The Tigers fired a team score of 290-304--594 and finished 18 shots ahead of second-place Harvard. St. John's was third at 315-325--640, followed by Lehigh (320-324--644) and Siena (330-316--646). Penn was sixth at 326-332--658.
Princeton's Annika Welander shot 69-77--146 (+2) to win the title by a pair of strokes over teammate Marlowe Boukis and Brittany Lambertson of St. John's.
Penn is back in action next weekend, traveling to the Yale Fall Invitational in New Haven, Conn.
Download: WGOLF Pton Fall Invite.pdf