Women's Golf Prepares For Yale Invitational on Friday

Women's Golf Prepares For Yale Invitational on Friday

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's golf returns to the links this weekend with the 54-hole Yale Women's Intercollegiate Invitational, beginning Friday Oct. 5.

Line Up
The Crimson will take six players to New Haven, Connecticut. Anina Ku, Belinda Hu, Michelle, Xie, Anna Zhou and Chloe Royston will compete as a team, while Jessica Luo will participate as an individual.  

Tournament Field
One of 18 teams, Harvard will be paired with fellow Ivy League institutions Brown and, host, Yale in the second of three threesomes teeing off on the first hole, Friday morning. Saturday and Sunday tee times will be determined by team finish of the previous day.

What To Know

  • The Crimson will play the blue tee markers at The Course at Yale which equates to a 6,073-yard par 71 course.
  • First-years Elizabeth Wang and Anina Ku lead Harvard with a combined 26 birdies over two tournaments (Dartmouth, Sept. 15-16 and Princeton, Sept. 29-30).
  • Wang, who carded a three-under score of 69 at the Dartmouth Invitational, climbed one spot to No. 84 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings.
  • Sophomore Jessica Luo has the lone eagle on the season for the Crimson on the par five second hole at the Dartmouth Invitational.

At The Helm
Kevin Rhoads enters his 14th season as Harvard's women's golf head coach. Under his leadership, the Crimson has won a combined 41 tournaments, and has registered its nine lowest scoring averages in program history. Additionally, the 23 lowest team scores have all come during the last eight years alone.

What's Next
Harvard closes out the fall season with the two-day Stanford Invitational on Oct. 19-21.