Texas – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor women's golf team is in
third place after the opening round of the Lady Cru Fall Invitational,
the UMHB women trail only two scholarship programs after posting a
sub-320 team score. The Cru posted a 318 team score and are nine shots
off the pace set by first-round leader Tyler Junior College (309).
Western Texas College is in second place with a 313
score. Southwestern University recorded a 323 for fourth place, Trinity
University is fifth at 338, Schreiner University holds down sixth place
with a 348 and UMHB's #2 team is tied with U.C.-Santa Cruz for seventh
place at 351. Hardin-Simmons University is
in ninth place with a 366 and LeTourneau University shot 412 for tenth
place. The two-day, 36-hole event is being played at Wildflower Country
Club in Temple.
Elizabeth Davis fired the low individual round for UMHB, shooting 78 to tie for fifth place individually. Victoria Thane and Sara Eckert both posted 79's and are tied for eighth, Ashley Garbade is tied for 15th after carding 82 and Taylor O'Rear is tied for 18th with an 83. Allison Holly shot 84 to tie for 21st place, Kelly Gonyea is tied for 30th with an 88, Kaley Jackson is tied for 33rd with an 89 and Emily Santos shot 90 to tie for 38th place. There is a three-way tie for the individual lead at 74 between Morgan Best of Tyler JC, Iben Hvass of Western Texas and Ali Walden of Southwestern University.
The tournament wraps up with tomorrow's final round. Teams will tee off with an 8:30 AM shotgun start.