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Bulldogs Take Seventh at Ivy League Championship

Bulldogs Take Seventh at Ivy League Championship

Orlando, Fla.—The Yale women's golf team saved their best for last, giving their strongest team performance on the final day of the Ivy League Championship, ending round three with a team score of 303. Two of Yale's golfers placed within the top 20 golfers. Freshman Beryl Wang was the top golfer for the Bulldogs, with an 12th place finish. Close behind, senior Elisabeth Bernabe placed 18th.

 

The Bulldogs started the day strong and continued their momentum throughout the day. Wang fired two biridies and ended the round with a score of 76 (+4). Her combined round scores put her in the top 12 golfers of the tournament. Just a stroke behind Wang were teammates Elisabeth Bernabe and Luo. Bernabe gave an impressive performance with 4 firdies during the round. Senior and captain Sandy Wongwaiwate earned an 81 during her final round of collegiate play.

 

There were impressive performances throughout the tournament, but the most notable for the Bulldogs was junior Jennifer Peng's incredible comeback performance during the final round of the tournament. Peng was a forced to be reckoned with on the last day of play, firing a total of five birdies, earning her a score of 73 (+1), improving by 14 strokes from her first day score.

 

The Bulldogs had a solid 2016-2017 season, and with such strong performances from the team, the future of Yale women's golf looks extremely promising.

 

Report filed by Amairani Santoyo '19, Yale Sports Publicity