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Women's Golf's Elizabeth Wang Competes in the 118th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship

Women's golf incoming freshman Elizabeth Wang Competes at 118th U.S. Women's Amateur Golf Championship (USGA/Steven Gibbons).
Women's golf incoming freshman Elizabeth Wang Competes at 118th U.S. Women's Amateur Golf Championship (USGA/Steven Gibbons).

Women's golf incoming freshman Elizabeth Wang Competes at 118th U.S. Women's Amateur Golf Championship (USGA/Steven Gibbons).

KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. – Harvard women's golf freshman Elizabeth Wang, one of three incoming freshmen in 2018-19, advanced to the round of 16 at the 118th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship held at The Golf Club of Tennessee on August 6-12. 

Wang qualified for match play after carding a three-under in the two-day stroke play portion of the tournament. In her opening match, she knocked out the reigning NCAA individual champion and No. 1 Women's World Amateur, Jennifer Kupcho from Wake Forest University. Trailing by one, Wang got the match back to all square with a win on the par four 14th before winning with a birdie on the first playoff hole. 

Against Megan Schofil, Wang sealed the match five up with four holes to play to advance to the round of 16. Down two against No. 26 Jaclyn Lee, Wang came back with birdies on 14 and 18 to force a playoff, but fell to Lee on the second playoff hole. 

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