Women's Golf Victorious at Seton Hall Pirate Invitational; Piyapattra Earns Medalist Honors
BEDMINSTER, N.J. - The Columbia women's golf team won its second tournament in as many tries, edging Yale by one stroke Sunday to capture top honors at the first-ever Seton Hall Pirate Invitational at Trump National Golf Club.
Senior Michelle Piyapattra shot the low round on the day with a 72, tying her with St. John’s Anna Kim at the end of 36 holes. The tiebreaker lasted just two holes, with Columbia’s Piyapattra coming out on top to win individual medalist honors.
Monique Ishikawa made a three stroke improvement from her first round, posting an 82 to end tied for 39th. Jane Dong made the most drastic improvement of any Lion, carding a 79, 12 strokes better than her first round, to finish tied for 44th.
Individual Jackie Chulya mimicked her opening round score with another 80 to conclude play tied for 15th.
Columbia wraps up the regular season on April 18 when it hosts the 8th Annual Roar-EE Invitational at Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly, N.J.