PRINCETON, N.J. – The Seton Hall women’ golf team will return to the links on Saturday, September 24 for the first two of three rounds of golf at the 2022 Princeton Invitational at Springdale Golf Club.
Host: Princeton University
Location: Princeton, N.J.
Course: Springdale Golf Club
Course Vitals: Par-71, 6,109 yards
Dates: September 24-25, 2022
Dating back to 1895, Springdale Golf Club is one of the oldest in New Jersey. Designed by Gerard Lambert and revised by William Flynn in 1926, the walkable course requires precision shot-making and has superior conditions and playability. The property, which was originally private farmland, was purchased by the Class of 1886 and gifted to Princeton University with the expectation of establishing one of the first courses in the region. The private club has a close relationship with the University, and counts many university professors, administrators and students among its members. With a fine and experienced PGA staff, the club hosts numerous tournaments, collegiate matches, clinics and golf outings every year.
Teams will play five golfers and count the four lowest scores per round.
In addition to Seton Hall and two teams from host Princeton, the field is comprised of 10 other teams including: Albany, Columbia, Dartmouth, Fairleigh Dickinson, Harvard, Holy Cross, Pennsylvania, Princeton and Yale. A pair of BIG EAST opponents, Georgetown and St. John’s are also in the field.
Seton Hall will be bringing the following lineup, in order as indicated, to Princeton.
- Sarah Fouratt, Graduate Student
- Ana Sarrias Pro, Sophomore
- Ginevra Zavagli, Junior
- Ashni Solanki, Freshman
- Ludovica Busetto, Senior
Individual: Anne-Sofie Ekman, Freshman
LAST TIME OUT:
Sophomore Ana Sarrias Pro (Cadiz, Spain) shot an even-par, 72, in the final round of the Nittany Lion Invitational to pace the Pirates to a 13th place finish on Sunday. Sarrias Pro had four birdies and 10 pars in route to an even-par, 72, in round three to tie for 36th place overall. For the tournament, she was 11-over-par with a 79-76-72-227.
As a team, Seton Hall shot a 22-over-par, 310, on Sunday. The Pirates finished their second tournament of the year with a 52-over-par, 305-301-310-916. Host Penn State ran away with the team title at 3-under-par. Seton Hall’s lone BIG EAST competition, Butler, finished seventh at 35-over-par.
Graduate student Sarah Fouratt (Santa Maria, Calif.) was the top individual Pirate for the tournament. On Sunday, she used 14 pars to fuel a 4-over-par, 76. For the tournament, she tied for 32nd place overall with a 10-over-par, 79-71-76-226.
LAST TIME AT PRINCETON:
Margot Bechadergue fired an even-par, 72, in the round to guide the Pirates to a third-place finish at the 2021 Princeton Invitational. Bechadergue had only two blemishes on an otherwise dazzling final round, a bogey on the par-5, No. 4 hole, and a double-bogey on the par-4, No. 16 hole. She had three birdies and 13 pars in route to an even-par, 72, the top Pirate round of the day. For the tournament, she finished at 1-over-par with a 69-76-72-217. Bechadergue tied for sixth place among 70 individual golfers for her second straight top-10 finish in as many tournaments as a Pirate.
As a team, Seton Hall shot a 12-over-par, 300, in the final round on Sunday to finish third among 13 competing teams. The Pirates fired a 19-over-par, 292-291-300-883, for the two-day event, finishing 19 strokes behind the host and team champion, Princeton. Columbia finished second at 15-over-par. A pair of BIG EAST competitors were also in the field. Georgetown and St. John’s finished 20 and 37 strokes behind the Pirates respectively.
The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. The field will play two continuous rounds. On Sunday, the field will play one final round, also with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.
Live scoring will be available throughout the tournament via Golfstat.com. Complete results of each day’s events will also be available following competition at SHUpirates.com.