NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The University of Pennsylvania women's golf team took fifth place out of 16 teams at the Yale Fall Intercollegiate. The 54-hole event took place Friday through Sunday at the Yale Golf Club.
Penn improved its team score each day, going from 309 on Friday to 304 on Saturday and then 303 on Sunday. That gave the Quakers a three-round score of 920. Host Yale won the team title, shooting a three-round 887 which was five strokes ahead of second-place Harvard. Among the other Ivies in the field. Brown was eighth (927) while Dartmouth was 12th (945).
Sophomore Marissa Kay was Penn's low scorer on the weekend; she shot 77-73-75--225 to finish in a tie for 10th among 86 golfers who finished the tournament. Sophia Chen was next among Penn players, tying for 25th overall (74-80-76--230), while Isabella Rahm was right behind her tied for 30th (81-73-77--231). Michelle Yom scored in all three rounds for the Quakers in her collegiate debut, and finished t-37th overall (77-79-76--232), while Franchesca de la Torre scored twice and tied for 52nd overall (81-79-76--236). Another freshman, Tiffany Yau, made her collegiate debut playing the tournament as an individual, and tied for 40th overall (80-77-76--233).
Yale's Elisabeth Berube won medalist honors, shooting 1-over-par 214 over the three rounds to defeat Xavier's Shane Crutchfield by two strokes.
The women are now off until the weekend of Oct. 10-11, when they will participate in theRutgers Invitational.
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