Women's Golf Takes Fifth at River Landing Classic

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WALLACE, N.C. - The University of Pennsylvania women's golf team finished fifth out of 13 teams at the River Landing Classic, which concluded Sunday. The 54-hole event was co-hosted by UNC Wilmington and East Carolina University.

The Quakers shot 305 as a team on Sunday, the lowest of their three rounds on the weekend. As a result, they finished at 922. East Carolina was the team champion, using a final-round 287 to finish at 898 which was four strokes ahead of second-place Penn State (902). Among the Ivy League teams in the field, Harvard was third (905) while Columbia was seventh (936) and Yale was 12th (948).

Individually, freshman Rachel Dai was Penn's low scorer on Sunday and on the weekend. Her final-round 74 left her at 226 for the tournament, placing her tied for 10th in the field of 74 golfers. Tiffany Yau shot a 76 on Sunday and ended up tied for 14th overall at 228. Isabella Rahm, whose 75 on Sunday was Penn's second-best score in the round, finished 29th at 232.

Erin Lo scored on Sunday with an 80 and tied for 37th with a three-round 236, while Sophia Chen -- in her spring debut -- shot an 83 on Sunday and finished 63rd overall at 246. Allison Wong, who played the tournament as an individual, shot a 78 on Sunday and ended up tied for 49th overall at 241.

William & Mary's Alessandra Liu won medalist honors, carding a 71 on Sunday to finish at 1-over-par 217 which was one shot better than Harvard's Anne Cheng (who had a final-round 74).

Penn returns to action again next weekend in the Brown Match Play event in Rhode Island, the Quakers' final tuneup before the Ivy League Championships which will take place April 22-24 in Greenwich, Conn.

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