OSPREY, Fla. —  The Dartmouth women’s golf team gained a spot in the standings into seventh place during the final round of the Harvard Invitational on the Heron Course at The Oaks Club on Sunday, thanks to its best round of the tournament. The Big Green carded a 15-over 303 today to turn in a scorecard of 321-316-303—940 (+76), beating out Brown by 11 strokes in the eight-team field.

Princeton just held off Boston University for the team title with an 894 (+30), two strokes ahead of the Terriers. The Tigers were the only team to break 300 in each round, but BU posted the best round of the tournament with a 294 (+6) today.

Among the Big Green golfers, sophomore Catharine Roddy continued to improve her play with a two-over 74 today to finish up in a tie for 13th with a 229 (+13). Starting on the 11th hole, an early double bogey threatened to ruin her day. She bounced back, however, with three birdies, giving her eight in the tournament, a total bested by just one entrant.

Matching her 74 on the day was freshman Kristin Soh who scored a birdie on the 12th to start her day and proceeded to make par on 11 of the next 12 holes. Another birdie on seven and a par on eight had her one-under with three to play before falling back a bit, ending the tournament at 81-75-74—231 (+15), tied for 18th. The rookie completed the three rounds with 31 pars, matching junior teammate Jessica Kittelberger in leading the Big Green.
Kittelberger wrapped up her weekend with a 239 (+23) in a tie for 33rd, while her classmate Isabelle Kane played her best round with a four-over 76 thanks to three birdies on the day. Kane walked away with a 25-over 241 while freshman Maddie Nelson completed the team, shaving nine strokes off her second round score to post an 82-88-79—249 (+33).

Receiving medalist honors was Michelle Xie of Harvard who overcame a two-stroke deficit at the start of the day to beat out Princeton’s Amber Wang by five shots. Xie posted five birdies today, completing the weekend with a 76-71-68—215 (-1). Wang could only muster a three-over 75 on Sunday in producing a four-over 220 while Boston University teammates Phyllis Tang and Megan Carter shared third at 222 (+6).

Dartmouth continues its spring slate next weekend at the Hartford Invitational at the Tumble Brook Country Club in Bloomfield, Connecticut.