Sept. 29, 2012
WASHINGTON - Georgetown University Junior Alice Choi (Whitestone, N.Y./Bayside) is tied for ninth place individually and the Hoya women's golf team is in seventh place among 17 teams after the first round of play at the Nittany Lion Invitational, hosted by Penn State in University Park, Pa.
The 37th Annual Nittany Lion Invitational began on Friday, Sept. 28 at the Penn State Blue Course. The 6,229-yard, par-72 course will run through Sunday, Sept. 30. Each team will have six players with the lowest four scores counting toward the team score.
Georgetown shot an 18-over par 306 and is in seventh place among 17 teams. Host Penn State leads at 4-over par 292, four shots ahead of Old Dominion (8-over par 296), with Harvard in third place at 15-over par 303. Minnesota, the College of Charleston and Columbia are tied for fourth place at 16-over par 304.
Choi shot a 2-over par 74 in the first round to tie for ninth place in the field of 103 golfers to lead the Hoyas.
Freshman Patricia Lee (Lone Tree, Colo./Highlands Ranch), who was the team's top finisher last week at the Wolverine Invitational, is tied for 15th place at 3-over par 75. Freshman Liz DiVincentiis (Durham, Conn./Coginchaug Regional) is tied for 43rd place at 6-over par 78 and junior Stefanie Soelling (Everett, Wash./Everett) is one shot back, tied for 50th place at 7-over par 79.
Sophomore Viktoria Lager (Princeton, N.J./West Florida Christian School), a transfer from Oklahoma, is tied for 87th place at 14-over par 86 and senior co-captain Audrey Dalton (Portland, Ore./St. Mary) is tied for 91st place at 15-over par 87.