PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania women’s golf team gets back into action this Saturday and Sunday, competing in the River Landing Classic in Wallace, N.C. The 54-hole event, co-hosted by UNC-Wilmington and East Carolina, will take place on the par-72, 6,082-yard River Landing course.
Penn is one of 13 teams in the field, including three other Ivies (Columbia, Harvard, Yale). In addition to UNCW and ECU, the Quakers will match up against UAB, Delaware, Old Dominion, Penn State, Richmond, Rutgers, and William & Mary.
Action starts with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, when the players will play 36 holes. The tournament ends with a final 18 on Sunday, starting with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m.
Penn’s lineup this weekend is scheduled to include juniors Sophia Chen, Erin Lo and Isabella Rahm; sophomore Tiffany Yau; and freshman Rachel Dai. Allison Wong is scheduled to play in the event as an individual.
“I am looking forward to coming back to this event,” said head coach Mark Anderson. “We finished second here in 2010,the year we won Ivies. The team is coming off a very solid performance in our first event and we would like to keep that momentumgoing. There are 3 other Ivies here,and it will be great to see how we stack up against them before we play in Ivies in two weeks.”