Missouri State Women's Golf 17th After First Day of Rio Verde Invitational
March 7, 2014
RIO VERDE, AZ. - The Missouri State women's golf team carded 317 in the first round of the Rio Verde Invitational on Friday.
The three-day tournament is played this weekend at the Quail Run course at the Rio Verde Country Club with 18 schools competing.
Missouri State's 33-over par places the Bears in 17th after the first round. Montana leads the field after carding 298. Wichita State is just a stroke back of the lead at 299 and Eastern Michigan sits in third at 301. Hosts Western Michigan is in a three-way tie for fourth with Xavier and Ball State at 303.
Sophomores Lindsey Eisenreich and Ariel Tidwell are in a 17-golfer tie for 40th place individually after Friday's 18 with a round of 78. Freshman Caroline Boone scored 79 and is a stroke behind her teammates.
Northern Illinois' Syndey Brickey is the leader heading into Saturday with her even 71. Akron's Frida Fougberg, Montana's Tara Green, and Northern Arizona's Kaitlen Parsons all hit 1-over and are in a three-way tie for second.
The tournament will continue on Saturday with an 9:00 a.m. shotgun start and end on Sunday with the final round teeing off at 9:00 a.m. as well.