GREENWICH, Conn. – The University of Pennsylvania women’s golf team is tied for sixth place after Friday’s first round at the Ivy League Championship. The 54-hole event is taking place at the par-73 Stanwich Club
Penn shot 331 as a team on Friday and is tied with Brown. Harvard holds an eight-shot lead at the top of the leaderboard after shooting 10-over-par 302. Princeton is in second place, at 310, while Yale is third at 313.
Isabella Rahm is Penn’s low scorer through Friday’s first round; she carded a first-round 79 and is tied for 10th in the field of 35 golfers. Every other Penn player -- juniors Sophia Chen and Erin Lo, sophomore Tiffany Yau, and freshman Rachel Dai -- all shot 84 on Friday and are tied for 27th place.
Yale’s Jennifer Peng is the individual leader after Friday’s first round. She shot a 1-under-par 72 and is one shot ahead of Princeton’s Tiana Lau. Harvard’s Michelle Xie is third, three shots back of Peng.
The Ivy League Championship picks up tomorrow morning, with action again slated to begin at 10 a.m. The teams will play their second rounds tomorrow, and a final round on Sunday.