Three Top-15 Finishes Propel Women’s Golf to Third Place at Delaware

Three Top-15 Finishes Propel Women’s Golf to Third Place at Delaware

REHOBOTH, Del. – The Harvard women's golf team wrapped up the fall season with a third-place finish at the Delaware Invitational. The team scored rounds of 299-301-304 and finished plus 40. 

Leading the Crimson was freshman Belinda Hu, who finished third overall after carding 71-72 on day one, leading the tournament after the first two rounds and scoring 76 in round three, finishing plus three overall. 

Michelle Xie and Anna Zhou also placed in the top-15, earning 10th and 12th with scores of 225 and 228 respectively.

Round One Highlights

  • Belinda Hu was the only player to hit under par in round one
  • Hole six proved to challenge players the most, the group averaging +0.97 strokes on the 366-yard par four. 

Round Two Highlights

  • Lita Guo was the only player to card an eagle on hole 17 and one of only two players to card an eagle through the entire round.
  • Harvard cleaned up on par five holes, averaging 4.78 strokes per hole. The next closest competitor, Navy, averaged 5.15 stokes.
  • Lita Guo made a huge rally in round two, besting her round one score by 11 strokes 

Round Three Highlights

  • Belinda Hu tied for the third most birdies with 11.
  • Harvard led the field on par five holes, averaging 5.02 strokes.

What's Next?
With the fall season in the books, the women will now turn their attention to winter training. The Crimson will return to the course at the Clemson Invitational in late March.