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Kelly Shon leads the field heading into Sunday's final round at the Pirate Invitational.
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

Shon, Women's Golf Stand Atop Leaderboard Entering Final Round

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 04/05/2014
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Kelly Shon and the Princeton women's golf team both hold slim leads as the Seton Hall Pirate Invitational enters its final round Sunday.

Through 18 of 36 holes at the Seton Hall Pirate Invitational, Princeton and senior Kelly Shon stand atop the team and individual leaderboards, though without much room for error over Sunday's final round at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.

Princeton stands atop the 17-team field by two shots over Columbia. Six of the seven Ivy League women's golf programs, all except Harvard, are in the field, and Ivies occupy the top four spots. While the Tigers lead the Lions by two, Penn is only two shots back of Columbia and Yale is just two shots back of Penn.

No player carded a red round Saturday in a blustery day in New Jersey, but Shon came closest, shooting a 74. She started the day with a double bogey on the first hole, and despite a birdie on the third hole, Shon stood at +3 six holes in. She steadied the rest of the day, making at least par on each of the last 12 holes with a birdie at 12.

Shon leads fellow Ivy Leaguer Marissa Kay of Penn and Anna Kim of St. John's by a shot heading into Sunday's final round.

Princeton's results are below and results for all teams can be found via Golfstat here.

1 Princeton 320 +32
1 Kelly Shon 74 +2
T6 Alexandra Wong 78 +6
T16 Hana Ku 81 +9
T41 Sydney Kersten 87 +15






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