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Women’s Golf In Fifth After Day 1 at Lady Blue Invitational

Women's Golf In Fifth After Day 1 at Lady Blue Invitational

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – Rutgers women’s golf sits in fifth place after ths first two rounds of play at the Lady Blue Hen Invitational in Delaware. 

The Scarlet Knights bounced back in a big way after round one, improving by 16 shots in round two to card a team of 608 heading into the final round. 

Leigha Devine represents RU in the top-10, as she is in a tie for ninth and owns the low round of the day for Rutgers with an even-par 72 in round one. 

2023 Lady Blue Hen Invitational: Rounds 1 & 2

October 21

Rehoboth Beach Country Club (Rehoboth Beach, Del.)

Par 72 | 6,169 yards


 5  Rutgers  312  296  608
 Place   Name  Round 1  Round 2  Tournament
 T9  Leigha Devine  72 (E)  77 (+5)  149 (+5)
 T22  Cathi Graf  77 (+5)  76 (+4)  153 (+9)
 T25  Lucrezia Rossettin  81 (+9)  73 (+1)  154 (+10)
 T32  Rikke Nordvik  82 (+10)  74 (+2)  156 (+12)
 T32  Lorena Rossettin  83 (+11)  73 (+1)  156 (+12)
 T29*  Krystal Li*  80 (+8)*  75 (+3)*  155 (+11)*
 T61*  Emily James*  80 (+8)*  85 (+13)*  165 (+21)*
 * – Competing as individual 

Devine came out strong with a clean opening round, rolling in a pair of birdies and collecting 14 pars for her even-par 72. She finished the day with a 5-over 149 (72-77) to finish in a tie for ninth. 

Cathi Graf follows Devine on the leaderboard in a tie for 22nd, shooting a 9-over 153 (77-76). Lucrezia Rossetin was a stroke behind, sitting in a tie for 25th after a 10-over 154 (81-73). She was able to bounce back with a strong second round that saw he put in a pair of birdies along with 13 pars. 

Rikke Nordvik carded four birdies in her opening two rounds to finish in a tie for 32nd with a 12-over 156 (82-74). Tied with Nordvik is Lorena Rossettin, who had a strong second round to help her effort. She rolled in three birdies in her second round en route to a 12-over 156 (83-73).

Competing as an individual, Krystal Li finished her first day in a tie for 29th. Li carded a pair of birdies in her second round to go with 12 pars and finished the day with an 11-over…


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