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ORLANDO, Fla.  – Catharine Roddy is currently leading the Dartmouth women’s golf team in its final tournament of the year at the Ivy League Championship in Orlando, Florida. The sophomore currently is in a two-way tie for third with Brown’s Sienna Chapman after carding one-over 73 after she posted three birdies.

The Big Green sits in sixth place overall with 323 (+35) after playing the opening round on the 6,243-yard course. Princeton is atop the overall leaderboard with eight-over 296. The Tigers were helped by first place individual Amber Wang, who scored a two-under 70 after an excellent first round. She sits ahead of Harvard’s Michelle Xie who finished the day with an even-72. Xie as well helped her team as the Crimson took second with 14-over 302, five strokes ahead of third-place Penn.

Among Dartmouth’s competitors, senior Jamie Susanin is Roddy’s closest competition as she posted an 82 (+10) to tie for 20th. Her classmate Tara Simmons and freshman Kristin Soh concluded the scoring quartet as they each carded 12-over 84 after both posted a birdie on their second hole to tie for 26th. Also competing for the Big Green this weekend is junior Jessica Kittelberger, who finished in 34th.

The three-day tournament resumes for its second day of play tomorrow morning with 9:30 a.m. tee time.