September 29, 2007

Yale Atop Leaderboard At Fall Intercollegiate

Round 1 Results in PDF Format

Sept. 29, 2007

New Haven, Conn. - After the first round of play at the Yale Intercollegiate, the Yale women's golf team is in first place with a team total of 307, six strokes ahead of Rollins College. Harvard is in third with 314 and the University of Pennsylvania is in fourth with 321. The tournament is being played at the Yale Golf Course.

The Bulldogs dominated the field on the first day of play at their home course. All of Yale's top five golfers finished in the top 15 with no score above 79.

Lindsay Hong led the Blue with a three-over 74 (35-39), a score that landed her in second place, only one shot back of Brown's Blythe Crane, who leads the field with 73 (36-37).

Natasha Spackey was Yale's next best scorer with 76 (38-38) and is currently tied for fourth place. Senior captain Ellie Brophy is tied for 11th place with 78 (37-41).

Harriet Owers-Bradley (39-40) and Taylor Lee (37-42) both shot 79 and are tied for 15th place.

The Bulldogs also had three golfers compete as individuals. Alyssa Roland also shot 79 (38-41) and is tied for 15h, while teammates Cassie Boles and Ashley Young shot 82 (43-39) and 84 (41-43) respectively.

Play concludes tomorrow with the first players teeing off at 9 a.m.

Report filed by Alex Kleiner '08, Yale Sports Publicity

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