ST. JOSEPH, MO – With a trio of outings on the docket for the Wayne State College women’s golf team in the month of April, WSC began a two-day invitational in late March.
From the St. Joseph Country Club in St. Joseph, Missouri, the Wildcats competed in the first day of the Missouri Western Holiday Inn Express Invite on Monday.
Rogers State University holds a 20-stroke lead after day one with a team score of 313 (+25) in the opening round. The next four teams are all within three strokes. Iowa Western Community College and Newman are tied for second with a 335 day one score (+47), Missouri Western State is fourth with a 336 (+48) and Wayne State College is currently in fifth place with a 338 (+50).
Top golfers on day one for WSC were Jazmine Taylor and Abby Brodersen both tied for 18th at +11 with an 83. Other Wildcat golfers include Mekky Winyarat (T-28th – +13, 85); Abbey Kurmel (T-34th – +15, 87) and Paige Peters (T-66th – +23, 95).
Jessica Green from Rogers State University has the low-score after day one with a one-over Par 73 followed closety by Morgan Brasser from Fort Hayes State with a two-over Par 74.
According to the Missouri Western Women’s Golf page, Illinois-Springfield is no longer competing for team honors due to one player withdrawing with hip problems. Tuesday’s second round is set for a 10 a.m. shotgun start. Follow along live at GolfStat.com.