Looking to build on last weekend’s third place finish at the Rebel Intercollegiate, the Harvard women’s golf team took its talents to the River Landing Classic in Wallace, N.C. After playing 54 holes over a two-day stretch, the Crimson earned itself another third place finish as play wrapped up Sunday.
Fresh off its third first-place finish of the season, the four-time defending Ivy League champion Harvard women’s golf team headed to Oxford, Miss., this weekend to take part in the Rebel Intercollegiate. After 54 holes over three days of play, the squad came away in a tie for third with Fresno State.
At the Lady Blue Hen Invitational in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Harvard’s one-two punch of sophomore Lita Guo and junior Anne Cheng led the Crimson to a tournament victory at plus-39. Facing off against 12 other teams and 70 other golfers, members of the duo finished first and second overall, respectively.
Out of a field of 86 golfers at the Yale Invitational this past weekend, only 21 carded scores of par or below on any of the three days of action. Two Harvard players were able to shoot their way into this group, and they happened to be the team’s two freshmen.
Bracing torrential downpour and icy winds for most of the weekend, the Harvard women’s golf team edged Princeton out by one stroke to rise from fourth on Saturday to first place on Sunday in the Princeton Invitational.
Now in his 11th season of coaching the Harvard women’s golf team and his third season with the men's team, Kevin Rhoads has accomplished far more with both programs than his predecessors.
As classes wind down and students prepare for final exams, the women’s golf team found success at a final of their own. After leading their team to an Ivy League Championship, junior Courtney Hooten and sophomore Anne Cheng earned this weeks Athlete of the Week honors. However, there were a few other Crimson athletes who had strong performances this week.
The Harvard women's golf team secured its fourth conference title and a spot in the NCAA Regionals with a one-stroke win over Yale at the Ivy League Championships in Bethlehem, Pa.
After an up and down first round that saw the group shoot 15 shots off the lead, the Crimson women’s golf team turned in lower scores in each of its next two rounds, finishing fourth among a stacked field at the Silverado Showdown in Napa, Calif.
After a long respite from tournament competition, the Harvard women’s golf team travelled to the Ole Miss Golf Course in Oxford, Miss., for the Rebel Intercollegiate and came away with a 14th place finish against top-tier competition.