Women's Golf Faces Toughest Challenge of Fall Season at Stanford Invitational

Women's Golf Faces Toughest Challenge of Fall Season at Stanford Invitational

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's golf closes out its fall season with the 54-hole, 2018 Stanford Intercollegiate beginning on Friday Oct. 19. 

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The Lineup
Led by first-year Anina Ku, the Crimson will take five players to Palo Alto. Sophomore Belinda Hu, senior Anna Zhou, senior Michelle Xie, and sophomore Jessica Luo

The Field
One of 17 teams, Harvard will be competing against six nationally-ranked programs, including No. 2 UCLA, host, No. 6 Stanford, No. 11 Northwestern, No. 13, Arizona State, No. 14 Washington, and No. 17 Oklahoma State. 

What To Know

  • First-year Anina Ku recorded her first ace of her career at the Yale Intercollegiate as she led the Crimson with a four-over par, three-day total of 217.
  • Sophomore Belinda Hu, who notched seven birdies, is third on the team with a 75.40 stroke average.
  • Fellow first-year Elizabeth Wang is ranked No. 67 in the Women's World Amateur Rankings as she leads the Crimson with a stroke average of 71.25.  

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 returns to the links in the spring with the Harvard Invitational at Orange County National Golf Center in Orlando, Fla. on March 30-31.