University of Delaware Women’s Golf Team in Sixth Place After First Day of Princeton Invitational
PRINCETON, N.J. -- The University of Delaware women’s golf team finished in sixth place out of eight squads on Saturday following the first day of the Princeton Invitational.
The Blue Hens, coming off their season-opening team title at the Tignanelli Towson Invitational last weekend, recorded team rounds of 319 and 304 to end the day with a two-round total of 623. Harvard leads the field with a 582 team score, while Princeton is second at 589.
St. John’s sits in third place at 604, followed by Columbia at 608, Penn at 620, and the Blue Hens. Lehigh finished the day in seventh place at 637, while Seton Hall is eighth at 646.
Blue Hen freshman Grace Chua fired a five over par 77 during her opening round on the par 72, 6,131-yard Springdale Golf Course before adding an even par 72, ending the day tied for ninth place in the individual standings at five over par.
UD junior Amanda Terzian carded a 12 over par 76-80-156 to finish Saturday’s action tied for 21st place, while sophomore Vimonthip Benjasupawan is tied for 27th place following her 14 over par day of 82-76-158.
Junior Baralee Theinthong carded a 16 over par 84-76-160 on Saturday and is tied for 33rd place while freshman Vitoria Teixeira, playing as an individual, fired a 23 over par 84-83-167 to end the day in 43rd place.
Sophomore Nathalie Filler, also playing as an individual, fired a 25 over par 87-82-169 and sits in 45th place, while freshman Marie Bogenez is 49th following her 28 over par day of 87-85-172.
Tiffany Lim of Harvard holds a commanding six shot lead after she carded a seven under par 66-71-137 on Saturday.
The Princeton Invitational concludes on Sunday with the third and final round.