Women's Golf Rolls to Chesapeake Bay Invite Title

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The University of Pennsylvania women's golf team used consistent play throughout the lineup this weekend to win the team title at Navy's Chesapeake Bay Invitational. The Quakers shot 311-301-313--925 to defeat 10 other teams in the 54-hole event. Towson and Longwood tied for second place at 930.

The win was the program's ninth tournament title as a team, eight of them coming under current head coach Mark Anderson. Penn's second-round 301 set a Naval Academy Golf Course single-round team record.

Freshman Rachel Dai was Penn's low scorer; in her collegiate debut, she shot 77-72-81--230 and tied for sixth out of 63 golfers in the field. Isabella Rahm was unable to defend her individual title from last year at this event, but shot 78-78-75--231 and tied for eighth.

Sophia Chen carded 76-77-80--233 and tied for 11th this weekend, while Erin Lo shot 79-78-78--235 and tied for 18th. the other freshman in the lineup, Janet Zhang, carded 81-75-80--236 and tied for 20th.

Sophomore Tiffany Yau played the tournament as an individual, but actually tied for best finisher among Quakers players as she shot 76-75-78--230 to join Dai tied for sixth overall.

Towson's Emma Hjarne and Dartmouth's Julia Cabri tied at the top of the individual leaderboard, both shooting 225, before Hjarne won the first playoff hole to be awarded medalist honors.

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