Missouri State placed a pair of golfers in the top 10, including Ariel Tidwell (8th) and Chiara Citterio (t-9th)
Senior Emma Clegg's 1-over-73 ignited Missouri State to a tournament-best round (325) on Monday
Host Missouri State is in fifth place after carding a 332 on Sunday at The Club at Porto Cima
The MVC coaches have made MSU a narrow pick to repeat as conference champs.
The Bears posted their best round of the SMU/Dallas Athletic Club Invitational Sunday with a 325
2013-14: Averaged 79.33 in eight tournaments, which placed her fifth on the team ... Had 13 rounds in the 70s and tied her career-best 72 in the final round of the ORU Shootout ... Got off to a strong start with a tie for 21st at the season opening Chip-N-Club Invitational by carding 78-79-75--232, then led the team at the ORU Shootout by tying for 12th with 75-80-72--227 ... Finished 63rd at the Payne Stewart Memorial at 85-79-80--244 ... Carded 86-80-79--245 at the Jim West Challenge ... Shot 82-83-81--246 at the Rio Verde Invitational ... Led MSU with a 16th-place finish at the UALR Classic with rounds of 76-77-82--235.
2012-13: Ranked fourth for the Bears with an 80.31 scoring average in 26 rounds ... Posted 16 rounds in the 70s with a low of 72 in the final round of the Memphis Invitational, where she recorded her best finish, a tie for eighth ... Carded 79-79-72--230 at Memphis ... Low for MSU in the season-opening Chip-N-Club Invitational, where she shot 76-78-77--231 and tied for 11th ... Tied for 27th at the Payne Stewart Memorial with 79-78-78--235 ... Opened her spring with 78-78--156 and a tie for 43rd at the Rio Verde Invitational ... Finished ninth overall and second on the team at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship, shooting 83-77-84--244.