Women's Golf Sixth Entering Final Round in Florida
The Missour State women's golf team is in sixth place of 15 teams after the first day of the FIU/Pat Bradley Invitational in Ft. Myers, Fla. The Bears shot 296-297--593 on Monday (Oct. 26) in their final tournament of the fall season and will close out the tournament Tuesday with an 8:30 a.m. EDT shotgun start.
Furman, ranked 49th nationally, holds the lead entering the final round after posting 290-288--578, just two better than Central Florida, three ahead of South Florida and four clear of the host team, Florida International, which held the first-round lead after shooting 283. Stetson is fifth with 589, four better than the Bears, who are followed by North Texas and Daytona State (595), Drake and Florida Gulf Coast (597), Cincinnati (607), Florida Atlantic (610), Bradley (614), Murray State (615) and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (624).
The Bears were led by redshirt freshman Heather Smith, who sits in a tie for 15th place after shooting 72-74--146 at the par 72, 6193-yard Pelican Preserve layout. Sophomore Kelsey Welber shot 77-73--150 and is tied for 30th, while sophomore Catherine Dolan carded 75-76--151 to tie for 36th. Senior Stacey Rodger is tied for 43rd after 78-74--152, and freshman Hermine Greyling went 72-83--155 and is tied for 54th. South Florida's Shen Yang holds the lead in the medalist race after posting 68-68--136.