Simpson Claims Top Individual Medalist Honors at Allegheny Invitational

Simpson Claims Top Individual Medalist Honors at Allegheny Invitational

(MEADVILLE, Pa.) – The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team placed third at the 2017 Allegheny College Invitational after carding 36-hole score of 646 (332-314) while freshman Charlotte Simpson (Towson, Md./Bryn Mawr School) claimed individual medalist honors on Monday afternoon. The two-day event was hosted at the par 73 Country Club of Meadville.

Simpson ended the invitational with a 149 after she carded a collegiate-best round of one-over par 74 on Monday to go with her 75 from Sunday's opening round. Her 149 is the program's lowest two-round school record by four strokes. The Tartans 646 is the third lowest two-round score in the program's history.

Senior Summer Kitahara (Greenwich, Conn./Rye Country Day) carded a two-over par 75 on Monday and ended tied for fourth individually with a 160 (85-75). Sophomore Yedin Lui (Idaho Falls, Idaho) shot a 165 (85-80), sophomore Lavonca Davis (Pickerington, Ohio) fired a 172 (87-85) and freshman Cristina Pullen (Brownsville, Texas/Veterans Memorial) ended with a 183 (87-96).

The Tartans had one individual enter the invitational, as freshman Shanice Lam (Hong Kong, China/International Christian School) shot a 174 (89-84).

Carnegie Mellon will travel to Lexington, Virginia on October 2-3 to play in the Generals Invitational. The two-day event is being held the Lexington Golf & Country Club.