Women's Golf Team Finishes in Second Place at Nittany Lion Invitational
Oct. 4, 2009
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -
The Penn State women's golf team finished the Nittany Lion Invitational in second place with a three round score of 925 (305-313-307). The tournament, hosted by Penn State, was won by Rollins College, who put together scores of 300-296-313 (909).
Freshman Emily Ransone (Hilliard, Ohio) took first place at her home course with scores of 71-74-73 (218). Junior Gia Fanelli (West Palm Beach, Fla.) recorded the second best score by a starter in the tournament with a three round score of 236, finishing in a tie for 26th place.
Senior Katherine Murphy (Portsmouth, R.I.) finished the third round one stroke behind Fanelli, with a 237 and a tie for 33rd place. Following close behind was junior Giulia Carando (Torino, Italy) who finished with scores of 80-80-79 (239).
Junior Brianna Malcolmson (Murwillumbah, Australia) also competed as a starter. Freshman Jamie Lavin (Deerfield, Illinois) and Hanule Seo (St. Louis, Mo.), who were competing as individuals, recorded the second best scores on the team as the each put together a three round score of 235 and finished tied for 23rd place.
The next trip for the Nittany Lions is to Richmond, Va., for the Spider Invitational hosted by the University of Richmond. The tournament will take place on Monday and Tuesday, October 12 and 13.