Women’s golf places 11th at Princeton Invitational

Seton Hall Athletics

Seton Hall Athletics

Seton Hall’s women’s golfers wrapped up a weekend at the Princeton Invitational in a tie for 11th place on Sunday.

Playing at the Springdale Golf Course, participants on all sides endured through damp, cold weather while competing in the tournament on Saturday and Sunday.

Among Seton Hall’s competition were several Ivy League schools, including Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale. Additionally, rival Rutgers, Bucknell, Delaware, Georgetown, Lehigh, Navy and Quinnipiac were also competitors. The Pirates ended the weekend knotted up with Bucknell and Lehigh.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Senior Megan Tenhundfeld asserted herself to a 9th place ranking out of 79 golfers, shooting for 5-over par, 77, on Satuday. Trailing Princeton’s Tenley Shield and Dartmouth’s Isabelle Kane by just 3 strokes with 18 holes remaining,Tenhundfeld put herself in good position for the second day of the tournament.

Altogether, Seton Hall combined for a 36-over par, 324 performance. Seton Hall trailed the host and leader of the tournament, Princeton, by 18 strokes entering the final round on Sunday.

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Starting the day in 10th place following Saturday’s performance, the Hall’s women’s team fell spot back when everything was said and done on Sunday.

Tenhundfeld, was the top individual finisher for the Pirates. After her strong Saturday showing she shot 5-over par, 77, which left her 3 shots off the individual lead. She settled for a tie in 23rd place, capping her totals at 17-over par, 77-84-161. Despite Sunday’s out-of-character performance, she finished 12 shots behind 2014 Big East individual champion, Georgetown’s Jackie Eleey, the eventual winner of the event.

Other notable Seton Hall performances included Karlie Zabrosky (22-over par, 80-86-166, tied for 44th place), Cassie Pantelas (24-over par 84-84-168, tied for 55th place) McKenzie Cutter (26-over par, 83-87-170 tied for 63rd place) and Macky Fouse, (28-over par 85-87-172, tied for 73rd place.)

Seton Hall’s final collective score was 53-over par, 341.

Up next for the Pirates, Seton Hall will return to the green Friday, Oct 9th to participate in the 1st of 3 rounds of the 2015 Yale Women’s Intercollegiate tournament.

Author: Staff Writer

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