Two Bulldogs Earn All-American Scholar HonorsTwo members of the Yale women's golf team were named to the Nation Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Team on July 10: recently graduated captain Lily Boettcher, for the second year in a row, and rising sophomore Caroline Rouse.
Spring Academic All-Ivy AnnouncedThe Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011-12 Academic All-Ivy honors in its spring sports, and 10 Yale student athletes were recognized. The 10 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each Ivy institution nominated five men and women from its eligible student-athletes.
Park, Rouse Honored at Annual Women's Golf BanquetSophomore Sun Gyoung Park and Freshman Caroline Rouse were honored as co-recipients of the Widdy Neale Award at the annual women's golf banquet. The award is given annually to the player who does the most to boost the morale of the team and who goes the extra step both on and off the course.
Lipa Named 2012-13 Women's Golf CaptainAlexandra Lipa (Birmingham, Mich.) has been named captain of the 2012-13 Yale women's golf team. Lipa was elected by a vote of her teammates at this week's annual banquet.
Moon, Park Earn All-Ivy HonorsYale's stellar sophomore duo Seo Hee Moon and Sun Gyoung Park earned All-Ivy Honors for their performances at last weekend's Ivy League Championships. Park took home first-team recognition for her third-place finish, while Moon's eighth-place showing garnered her second-team honors.
Bulldogs Finish Third at Ivy League ChampionshipsThe Yale women's golf team took third in the the 2012 Ivy League Championships, ten strokes behind winner Harvard, and just four behind second-place finisher Penn. Sun Gyoung Park had a spectacular weekend for the Bulldogs, taking third overall: her 54-hole score of 231 was just one behind Penn's Isabel Han for second place. Harvard's Bonnie Hu (225) took home the individual championship.
Bulldogs Set to Defend Title at Ivy League ChampionshipsThe reigning Ivy League Champion Yale women's golf team will defend its title at this weekend's Ivy League Championship at Seaview Golf Resort in Galloway, N.J. The Bulldogs send the quintet of captain Lily Boettcher, junior Alex Lipa, sophomores Seo Hee Moon and Sun Gyoung Park, and freshman Shreya Ghei to take on a wide open Ancient Eight field in the three-day tournament starting Friday.
Bulldogs Two Off Pace at Ivy League Championships, Park Second OverallAfter a windy first day at the Ivy League Championships, the defending champion Yale women's golf team sits in second, just two strokes behind Penn for the lead. Sophomore Sun Gyoung Park and junior Alex Lipa led the way for the Bulldogs, as Park (2nd) and Lipa (T-4th) are both in the top five in the individual standings heading into Saturday's second round.
Bulldogs Lead Pack With Best Round of Day TwoThe Yale women's golf team had the best second round of anyone at the Brown Invitational Monday, firing a combined 313 en route to a fourth-place finish overall in the 36-hole tournament. Captain Lily Boettcher also turned in a stellar performance as an individual, riding a second-round 78 to a 15th-place finish. Among the biggest reasons for the push up the leaderboard, however, was sophomore Seo Hee Moon, who turned in the low round of the day - a 72 - to finish fourth overall.
Bulldogs Head to Providence for Final Tuneup Before Ivy League ChampionshipsThe Yale women's golf team heads to Providence, R.I. Sunday for the Brown Invitational, its final regular season tournament. The Bulldogs are coming off an eighth place finish at Georgetown's Hoya Invitational last weekend, and after a midweek return to New Haven have a quick turnaround to Providence for Saturday's practice round.
Yale Chasing Four At Brown InvitationalThe Yale women's golf team find itself in fifth-place, trailing three Ivy League rivals and 25 strokes behind first-place St. John's, after 18 holes at the Brown Invitational. The individual leader through the first round is also an Ancient Eight foe, Princeton's Kelly Shon, who is competing at the tournament as an individual.
Bulldogs Back in Action at Hoya InvitationalIt’s been almost a month since the Yale women’s golf team’s season opening tournament in Rio Verde, AZ in early March, but the Bulldogs will have to jump right back in to high-level competition Monday when they take to the course at Georgetown’s Hoya Invitational. Yale will take on the likes of Eastern Michigan, St. John’s, Seton Hall, and Ivy League rival Penn in the the two-day, 72-hole tournament at The Members Club at Four Streams, Georgetown’s home course.
Bulldogs in Eighth After Day One at Hoya InvitationalThe Yale women's golf team sits in eighth place after 36 holes at Georgetown's Hoya Invitational after firing a combined score of 659 over Monday's opening rounds. Sophomore Seo Hee Moon led the way for the Bulldogs after round one, and classmate Sun Gyoung Park finished the day with Yale's best two-round score (162), good for 20th in the individual standings.
Sun and Moon Shine for Bulldogs on Day Two at Rio Verde InvitationalThe Yale women's golf team bettered its leaderboard position with a strong showing in Saturday's second round of the Rio Verde invitational at Quail Run Golf Course in Rio Verde, Arizona. The climb - a move from 15th to 14th overall and fewer than ten strokes out of a place in the top ten - was sparked by the illuminating performances of dynamic sophomore duo Seo Hee Moon and Sun Gyoung Park, who shot rounds of 76 and 75, respectively.
Reigning Ivy League Champs Set to Defend TitleThe reigning Ivy League champion Yale women's golf team begins its title defense Saturday, Mar. 10 in Arizona at the Rio Verde Invitational, one of four tournaments on a highly competitive schedule that should have the Bulldogs well-prepared for the Ivy League Championships in late April. Yale lost a few key components of last year's championship squad to graduation in former All-Ivy selections Cassie Boles, Harriet Owers-Bradley and Alyssa Roland. But Head Coach Chawwadee Rompothong '00 has welcomed three freshmen to the Yale fold in addition to a high-powered corps of returners that turned in solid performances in the fall season, and look to be contenders for the Ancient Eight title yet again.
Park Leads Way for Bulldogs in First Action of 2012The Yale women's golf team officially teed off its 2012 spring season Friday at the Rio Verde Invitational, hosted by Western Michigan, at the Quail Run Golf Course in Rio Verde, AZ. The Bulldogs are tied for 15th in a highly-competitive field after day one, and were led in scoring by sophomore Sun Gyoung Park, whose opening-round 79 has her tied for 30th in the overall standings.
Bulldogs Finish Up Fall SeasonThe Yale women's golf team rounded out its fall season with a fifth-place finish at the Harvard Invitational, the last of its four fall tournaments. Sophomore Seo Hee Moon was the Bulldogs' low scorer, carding a second-round 79 to finish tied for eighth overall.
Bulldogs Round Out Fall Season at Harvard InvitationalIt's been a busy week for the Yale women's golf team. The Bulldogs wrapped up play in Greensboro, N.C. at the East Carolina Invitational Tuesday, flew home and will be back on the road Friday morning for their final event of the fall season, the Harvard Invitational. The Crimson will host the two-day tournament at Boston Golf Club in Hingham, Mass.
Bulldogs Look for Sunday Comeback at Harvard InvitationalThe Yale women's golf team will take aim at archrival Harvard and the rest of the all-Ivy field at the Harvard Invitational when they take to the course for Sunday's final round at the Boston Golf Club in Hingham, Mass. The Bulldogs sit fifth after Saturday's round, which saw many high scores -- and very few low ones -- carded up and down the leaderboard .
Bulldogs Climb the Leaderboard on Final Day of Lady Pirate InvitationalComing into the final round of the Lady Pirate Invitational Tuesday, the Yale women's golf team was in 14th place, 27 shots off the lead. 18 holes and a handful of low scores later, the Bulldogs finished the tournament in seventh - just five strokes out of the top five in one of the most competitive fields on their schedule. As usual, it was sophomore Seo Hee Moon leading the way for Yale, finishing tied for seventh at +1 overall.
Moon Shines for the Bulldogs with Stellar Second RoundThe Yale women's golf team finished a long, 36-hole day in 14th place overall at the Lady Pirate Invitational, hosted by East Carolina University. Sophomore Seo Hee Moon followed up a morning round of 76 with a stellar second-round 69 (-3) to pace the Bulldogs, and is tied for 11th overall in the individual standings.
Bulldogs to Face Tough Challenge at Lady Pirate InvitationalFollowing a weather-shortened, ninth-place showing at last weekend’s Nittany Lion Invitational in State College, PA, the Yale women’s golf team is on the road again, this time to Greenville, N.C. for the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate, hosted by East Carolina University.
Final Round of Nittany Lion Invitational Cancelled Due to WeatherInclement weather and poor course conditions forced the cancellation of Sunday's final round at the Nittany Lion Invitational in State College, PA. As a result, the two-day results will be counted as final. That leaves the Yale women's golf team tied for ninth overall with Harvard in the second of four fall tournaments. Freshman Seo Hee Moon and sophomore Alex Lipa tied as the Bulldogs' top individual finishers with two-round totals of 154.
Lipa Leads the Bulldogs at Day Two at Nittany Lion InvitationalJunior Alex Lipa's second-round 75 led the way for the Bulldogs on day two at the Nittany Lion Invitational in State College, PA. She and freshman Seo Hee Moon are tied with two-day scores of 154, good for 27th overall. Yale is tied for ninth overall with rival Harvard.
Bulldogs Head to Nittany Lion InvitationalThe Yale women’s golf team heads to State College, Pa. this weekend for the Nittany Lion Invitational. The Bulldogs are coming off a fourth-place finish at their own Yale Intercollegiate last weekend, a tournament in which reigning Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Year Seo Hee Moon took home the individual title. Moon won a playoff with Harvard’s Tiffany Lin, using an opening-round 69 to pick up right where she left off in 2010-11.
Moon Leads the Way for Bulldogs After Day OneAfter the first 36 holes at Penn State's Nittany Lion Invitational, it's a familiar face -- sophomore Seo Hee Moon-- leading the way for the Bulldogs, who finished the day in 12th with a combined score of 318. Moon's round of 76 has her in a tie for 13th.
Rompothong Honored with "From the Rough" Coach AwardYale coach Chawwadee Rompothong ’00 has been honored with the From the Rough Coach Award, given by Michael Critelli, Executive Producer of the film From the Rough, which is scheduled for release in February 2012. The award honors coaches who have selflessly given to others and acted as mentors, role models, and friends as they have invested time to help others succeed, like the film’s main character Dr. Catana Starks. Starks was the first black woman ever to coach a Division I men’s college golf team, at Tennessee State University, a historically black college.
Bulldogs Take Fourth, Moon Wins Title at Yale Women's IntercollegiateThe defending Ivy League Champion Yale women's golf team started its 2011 fall campaign with a fourth-place finish at the Yale Women's Intercollegiate, held at the Course at Yale. Last year's unanimous Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Year Seo Hee Moon took home the individual title in playoff holes after tying Harvard's Tiffany Lim with a three-round total of 218. The Crimson (894) took home the team championship, finishing 16 strokes ahead of second-place Longwood (910).
Bulldogs in Fourth Through Two Rounds at Yale Women's IntercollegiateThe host Yale Bulldogs are in fourth with a combined score of 608 after round one at the Yale Women's Intercollegiate. Sophomore Seo Hee Moon is the individual leader after an opening-round 69 and second-round 74, and Harvard is leading the team scores with a combined 588, 13 strokes ahead of Longwood and Nova Southeastern University, who are tied for second.
Bulldogs Ready to Kick Off Fall Season with Yale Women's IntercollegiateThe reigning Ivy League Champion Yale women’s golf team will host the Yale Women’s Intercollegiate Sept. 17-18 at the Course at Yale as the kickoff to its 2011 fall season. The Bulldogs took home the title at their tournament last season -- and at three others last fall -- and will look to achieve similar success in four fall dates this season.