PRINCETON, N.J. (September 29, 2018) – Rollins turned in a first round 302 Saturday to grab fifth place at the halfway point of the Princeton Invitational.
The Tars are just eight shots out of first place, held by Penn State with an opening round 294. Georgetown is second at nine-over with a 297 while Penn (+10) and Harvard (+13) are just head of Rollins (+14) in third and fourth place.
A trio of Tars turned in two-over par rounds of 74 and are tied for ninth place.
Seher Atwal was even through the front-nine and got to one-under with a birdie on No. 11, but gave back four strokes over a span of three holes to fall to three-over. She finished strong with a birdie on No. 18 for her 74.
Selin Timur found herself two-over at the turn and alternated bogey-birdie on the first four holes of the back to stay at two-over. She then closed with five-straight pars to card a 74.
Sophie Faulkner gave up three strokes on the first two-holes, but climbed back and posted two birdies to hit the turn at one-over. She then played the back at one-over to complete her opening round 74.
Shyanne Lovan is playing as an individual and sits tied for 63rd after a first round 83 (+11).
Christina Parsells of Georgetown leads the field with a five-over 67.
The Princeton Invitational concludes Sunday, Sept. 29 with a final 18 holes.