BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The University of Pennsylvania women’s golf team is in sixth place after Day 1 at the Ivy League Championships. The 54-hole event started today and runs through Sunday on the Saucon Valley Country Club’s par-72 Grace Course.
Penn shot 329 as a team on Friday, which puts them well ahead of Dartmouth (344). Columbia, which has three of the top four individual golfers in the field so far, shot a 312 on Friday and is in first place, five strokes ahead of Yale and Princeton (317). Brown is right behind the Bulldogs and Tigers, at 318, while Harvard shot 321.
Sophomore Sophia Chen was Penn’s low scorer on Friday; she carded a 77 and is tied for third in the field of 34 golfers. Isabella Rahm shot a 79 on Friday and is tied for 10th, while Amanda Chin (86) and Michelle Yom (87) also scored for the Quakers. They are in 29th and tied for 30th, respectively. Sophomore Erin Lo was also in the lineup, she shot an 88 and is tied for 32nd.
Columbia's Christina Kim shot a 75 on Friday and holds the individual lead after the first round. Her teammate, Jacqueline Chulya, is one stroke behind, while Chen and Columbia’s Monique Ishikawa are two strokes back.
Penn will play with Harvard and Dartmouth on Saturday morning. The teams will start on the first tee with Lo going at 10 a.m.; Yom at 10:11 a.m.; Chin at 10:22 a.m.; Rahm at 10:33 a.m.; and Chen at 10:44 a.m.