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Big Green Finish Fifth at Brown Invitational

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Freshman Jane Lee     By George Knapp
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BARRINGTON, R.I. — Entering the second round in fourth place, the Dartmouth women's golf team dropped one spot and finished fifth at the Brown Invitational out of nine teams on Monday. The Big Green shot a 328 on day two at the Rhode Island Country Club for a two-round total of 654 (+78).

St. John's won the event with a 629 (+53), the host Bears placed second at 634 (+58), Penn took third with a 637 (+61) and Yale finished fourth at 642 (+66). Kelly Shon of Princeton earned the medalist honors with an even-par 144.

At the 6,067-yar par-72 course, freshman Jane Lee (North Shore City, New Zealand) was Dartmouth's top performer. Lee tied with two others for ninth place at 158 (+14). After firing a 77 in round one, Lee followed it with an 81 on Monday. Sophomore Sarah Knapp (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) ended two shots behind Lee in a tie for 13th at 160 (+16).

Senior Marietta Smith (Mount Prospect, Ill.) finished 10 shots lower the second round than she did in the first to move up to a tie for 26th. After finishing with an 88 on day one, she shot a 78 in round two, finishing at 166 (+22). The next best finisher for the Big Green was freshman Savannah Grice (Atlanta, Ga.). She tied for 33rd and ended with a 170 (+26). Rounding out the scoring for Dartmouth was senior Kathleen Quirk (Kansas City, Mo.) in a tie for 44th at 180 (+36).

The Big Green compete next weekend at the Columbia Invitational at the Spook Rock Golf Club