LEWISBURG, Pa. -- The Brown women's golf team captured first place at the Bucknell Lady Bison Spring Invitational with a 36-hole total of 651, holding off a hard-charging Long Island squad by just a single stroke. Harvard finished three shots back at 654, while first-round leader St. Francis (Pa.) also faltered on Sunday and finished at 657, four shots ahead of Bucknell.
Cleveland State (682), Dartmouth (684), St. Mary's (Ind.) (698), Wagner (716), Monmouth (720), Central Connecticut (732), Lehigh (740), Kutztown (787) and McDaniel (809) rounded out the field.
Coach Mike Harbour's team was led by junior Elizabeth Carpenter, who carded a two-day 161 (78, 82). Senior Tara Fiscella also had a strong tournament with a two-day 162 (81, 81).
The Bears were solid throughout the lineup with sophomore Jennifer Bley shooting a two-day 164 (85, 79), and freshman Eleanor Thomas carding a two-day 169 (82, 87). Sophomore Amy Behrman also contributed by shooting 87-83-187.