Lehigh eighth after day one at Nittany Lion Invitational
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Sophomore Chelsea Michalek fired a second-round 71 to tie for fifth place overall after 36 holes at the Nittany Lion Invitational at the Penn State Blue Course. Michalek shot a first round 76 to score 147 through two rounds, leaving her just two strokes behind the leader, Kaylee Imel of Western Michigan.
Also in the mix for the Mountain Hawks was sophomore Ginette Schapira, who sits in 11th place at 149 (73, 76), four shots off the lead.
Other Mountain Hawks who competed on Saturday included freshman Crystal Lee (84, 80) and sophomore Natalie Lansing (82, 82) who are tied for 76th at 164. Freshman Hannah Kim sits in a tie for 82nd at 165 (81, 84).
Western Michigan (299, 301) and Penn State (295, 305) are tied for the team lead at 600. Rollins College sits in third place at 604, followed by William and Mary and Harvard, who are tied for fourth at 606. Lehigh is eighth overall out of 17 teams with a two-round score of 621 (312, 309).
The Nittany Lion Invitational wraps up Sunday at 9 a.m. with 18 holes at the Penn State Blue Course.