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
Fall 2013: Improved her scoring average nearly three strokes from her sophomore season, leading the team and ranking fourth in the conference with a 75.75 mark...Led the team in three of its four tournaments and was second in the other...Finished third at the Payne Stewart Memorial by carding 76-70-73--219, career bests for 18 and 54 holes...Eleven of her 12 rounds were in the 70's...Tied for 17th with 72-78-79--229 at the season-opening Chip-N-Club Invitational...Went 74-77-78--229 and placed 20th at the ORU Shootout and tied for 47th at the Palmetto Intercollegiate at 76-81-75--232.
2012-13: Established herself as one of the conference's top players, ranking sixth in the Missouri Valley and second on the team with a 78.38 scoring mark, and earning all-conference honors...Season was hampered by a wrist injury that forced her to withdraw several times...Had a strong start to the spring season, finishing fourth at the Islander Classic (77-73--150) and seventh at Rio Verde (76-72--148)...Named MVC Golfer of the Week for her play at Rio Verde...Tied for 18th at the UALR Classic after shooting 78-80-80--238...Managed a tie for eighth at the Payne Stewart Memorial while playing through injury by posting 76-77-73--226...Tied for MSU's best performance at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in 44th place with 76-78-76--230...Opened the season at the Chip-N-Club Invitational, where she had 80-75-81--236 to take 19th place.