PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The 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.
As for Bulldogs at the top of the leaderboard, sophomores Sun Gyoung Park and Seo Hee Moon are once again at the forefront, tied for 13th after opening-round 79's. Just behind them is freshman Shreya Ghei, playing as an individual and 19th in those standings after a first-round 82. The Captain Lily Boettcher, also playing individually, fired an 83 to put her just behind Ghei in a tie for 23rd.
In a congested field, junior Joy Kim's 85 has her tied for 30th heading into Monday's final 18, wile classmate Alex Lipa (86) and senior Callie Kemmer (87) are not far behind. The Bulldogs will try to chase down the rest of their Ivy League foes Monday in their final action before they face off in the league championships at the end of the month.
Report filed by Chelsea Janes '12, Yale Sports Publicity