Missouri State Women's Golf 17th After First Day of Rio Verde Invitational
Lindsey Eisenreich
Lindsey Eisenreich

March 7, 2014

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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.

Chiara Citterio and Megan Furnish round out the field for the Bears, and are tied for 81st in the 96-golfer field.

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.

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