Strong Final Round Lifts Mountain Hawks to Eighth at Lehigh Invitational
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh women’s golf team closed out its fall season on a strong note, shooting 300 Tuesday in the final round of the Lehigh Invitational on the Grace Course at Saucon Valley Country Club. Four players shot 77 or better as Lehigh finished the two-day event at 621 (321-300), capturing eighth place in a 16-team field.
Junior Meghna Grover was Lehigh’s top finisher, tying for ninth place at 150 (74-76). Grover made three birdies in her final round 76.
Sophomore Madison Pineda carded Lehigh’s low round of the day, making a pair of birdies in an even par 72. Pineda tied for 24th place at 153 (81-72).
First-year Yuki Zhu saw a six-stroke improvement from Monday as she shot 75 with one birdie to tie for 33rd place at 156 (81-75).
Senior Hannah Foster shot her second consecutive 85 to finish 71st at 170, while classmate Iris Shin enjoyed a 17-stroke improvement in a final round 77 as she tied for 72nd place. Shin’s final round included a pair of birdies.
Competing as an individual, sophomore Sophie Chang tied for 72nd place at 171 (84-87).
Navy captured the team title at 594 (295-299), besting FDU by eight strokes.
Quinnipiac’s Kaylee Sakoda bested Navy’s Mara Hirtle on the fifth playoff hole to earn individual medalist honors.
The Mountain Hawks will be back on the course in March for their spring campaign.