Sports in Brief: Women’s golf places third at the Hoya Invitational on Tuesday; Princeton finishes in first place

Harriet Owers-Bradley ’11 led the women’s golf team to a third place finish out the 14 teams at the Hoya Invitational in Beallsville, Md., shooting a third round 313 yesterday to amass a three-day total of 927.

Owers-Bradley shot a third-round 76 to follow her 80 and 70 in the first two rounds, respectively. Teammates Lindsay Hong ’08 (233; T9), Ellie Brophy ’10 (234; T13), Natasha Spackey ’09 (236; T17) and Talor Lee ’10 (245; 30) rounded out the team scoring, while individual competitor Alyssa Roland ’11 tied for 53rd with a 259 total.

Princeton won the event by three strokes over Rollins College after shooting the tournament’s low team round, a 301, on Tuesday to total 918 (Yale shot 301 as well, but on Monday). The Tigers’ Susannah Aboff led their third round charge, shooting a 72 yesterday to surge ahead and win the individual title.

The two other Ivy League competitors, Columbia (959) and Penn (1,002), finished well back in sixth and ninth places, respectively.

Yale will return to action at the Columbia Invitational on April 11 and 12 before the Ivy League Championships the next week.

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