CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Teeing off for the first time this spring in Orlando, Florida, Harvard women's golf will host the Harvard Invitational March 30-31 at Orange County National Golf Club. The Crimson is one of seven teams competing in the event, joining Princeton, Brown, Dartmouth, Rollins, Yale and Navy.
Setting the Scene
Five Crimson players will play 54 holes over two days, including two rounds of stroke play on the first day, with the lowest four tallies counting towards the team standings. The course at Orange County National is set up for a par of 72, and stretches 6,163 yards.
How to Follow
Live Scoring – Updated after each round: GolfStat.com
What to Know
• The Crimson competed in four tournaments in the fall, including a second-place finish at the Dartmouth Invitational and a fourth-place result at the Princeton Invite.
• First-year Elizabeth Wang leads the Crimson with a 71.25 average across two round, including a team-low of 69 in the second round of the Dartmouth Invitational.
• Wang tallied top-five finishes at both the Dartmouth and Princeton Invitationals, while classmate Anina Ku placed fifth at the Yale Women's Fall Intercollegiate.
• Senior Michelle Xie enters the spring as the reigning Ivy League individual champion, with four tournament wins over the course of her career.
• The Crimson is looking for its second-straight title in the Harvard Invitational after winning a year ago at The Oaks Club in Osprey, Florida.
Around the Yard
Two Harvard women's golf players were featured this spring in Harvard's 'Around the Yard' blog series. Jessica Luo wrote about the team's international trip to South America, while Ji Hae Lee penned a piece about her internship at the Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu.
Harvard resumes play April 6-7 at Matchplay Madness, hosted by Princeton at Fox Hollow.