Bears 13th in Challenge at Wolfdancer, Second Round Suspended Due to Darkness
The Missouri State women’s golf team completed one full round on Sunday, November 2, posting 322 as a team in the Challenge at Wolfdancer in Austin, Texas. The 54-hole day was suspended due to darkness. Completion of the second round as well as the scheduled 18 holes of play will resume on Monday, November 3.
The tournament, hosted by Texas State, is comprised of 16 strong teams and is being played at Wolfdancer Golf Club, a par 72, 6,141-yard course. Leading the team competition on Monday was Colorado. The Buffaloes posted a team total of 307 in the first round and are 13-over-par as a team in the unfinished second round.
The Bears were in 13th place as a team at the end of the day Sunday. Leading the team individually was senior captain Amy Phalajivin. Phalajivin posted 77 in the morning round and will enter Monday seven-over for her second round. She is currently tied for 30th.
Second for the Bears was freshman Catherine Dolan. She shot 79, finishing tied at 36th and is seven-over par going into Monday. Two Bears’ freshman Kelsey Welber and Emily Potts shot 83 in the first round. Welber finished the day tied for 47th place and is low for the team in the second round at five-over-par. Potts is tied in 53rd and is six-over-par in her second round. Senior Lindsey Wellenstein shot 102, finishing the day in 89th place and is nine-over after 12 holes of her second round.
Playing in the individual spot for the Bears was junior Stacey Rodger. Rodger carded 91 in the first round and is five-over going into Monday in a tie for 80th.
The women have a scheduled tee-time of 7:30 a.m. on Monday to finish the second round of play and will begin the final 18 holes of the 54-hole tournament following completion.