Bears Lead After First Day at Stewart Memorial
Emma Clegg
Emma Clegg

Oct. 17, 2011

The Missouri State women's golf team shot 302-306--608 Monday (Oct. 17) and has a five-shot lead entering Tuesday's final round of the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial in Springfield, Mo.

The Bears were led by junior Emma Clegg, who is tied for fourth after posting 76-75--151. Senior Kelsey Welber and junior Hermine Greyling are right behind, tied for fifth with 152 totals; Welber fired 76-76, while Greyling had 75-77.

Freshman Megan Thompson is tied for 14th with teammate Emily Potts, who's playing as an individual. Thompson shot 76-78--154, while Potts carded 74-80--154. Senior Catherine Dolan had 75-82--157 and is tied for 20th.

Another pair of Bears saw action as individuals as freshman Renske van Lent, playing in her first collegiate tournament, is 46th after recording 84-82--166, and senior Emily Matthews shot 83-87--170 and is tied for 51st. Drury's Katrina Choate leads the medalist race after carding 73-76--149.

In the team race, the Bears are five clear of UMKC, which posted 304-309--613, and 13 up on Houston Baptist, which had 319-302--621. Indiana State is fourth at 626, followed by South Dakota State and Drury (628), Bradley (639), Drake (640), Stephen F. Austin (646), Creighton (662) and South Dakota (677).

Tuesday's final round at Rivercut Golf Course is scheduled for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.



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