Portions courtesy of Penn/Princeton Athletic Communications
and Yale Sports Publicity
PRINCETON, N.J. - The Ivy League women’s golf season came to a close with Yale, Princeton and Penn claiming tournament titles. Yale took first overall at the Sacred Heart Invitational, Princeton captured the Turtle Bay Resort Collegiate Invitational and Penn won the Spider Invitational. Brown also closed out its fall season, finishing second only to Yale at the Sacred Heart Invitational.
Yale finished with a 623 at the Sacred Heart Invitational, which was played at the Great River Golf Club in Milford, Conn. on Oct. 24 and 25, while Brown finished with a 643 mark. Freshman See Heo Moon led the Bulldogs and took medalist honors with a four-over par mark (75-73--148). Moon’s win was her fourth of the fall season, capping off an impressive start to her Yale career. Senior captain Susan Restrepo led Brown with a 158 (83-75--158) to place eighth individually.
Complete Sacred Heart Invitational Results
Princeton turned in a first place showing at the Turtle Bay Resort Collegiate Invitational, which was played at the Turtle Bay Resort in Kahuku, Hawaii on Nov. 2-4. The Tigers edged second place Portland State by three strokes to earn the title with a 33-over par mark (290-301-306--897). The win was Princeton’s first tournament victory in more than 18 months as its last win came at the Columbia-hosted Roar-EE Invitational on April 18, 2009. It was also the first win for rookie head coach Nicki Cutler. Freshman Kelly Shon paced the Tigers with a fourth place finish as she carded a seven-over par 223 (69-75-79--223).
Complete Turtle Bay Resort Collegiate Invitational Results
Penn won the University of Richmond’s Spider Invitational, which was played at the par-72 Independence Golf Club in Midlothian, Va. on Nov. 1 and 2. As a team, Penn finished the tournament at 902 which was 30 strokes ahead of second-place Bradley and 41 strokes ahead of host Richmond.
Individually, Penn players took first and second and had another tie for third. Sophomore Isabel Han took medalist honors, carding a final-round 71 to finish at 4-over par 220 for the tournament. Freshman Michelle Lee was second overall, shooting 76-73-74--223, while classmate Rui Li carded 72-73-80--225 and tied for third.
Complete Spider Invitational Results
With the 2010 fall slate wrapped up, the teams will return to the course in the spring as they work towards the 2011 Ivy League Women’s Golf Championship, which will be played on April 22-24 at the Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield, N.J.