Union, Ky. – The Midway University women's golf team began their final tournament of the fall portion of the schedule on Monday, October 9, when they played the opening 27 holes of the River States Conference Fall Preview at Lassing Pointe Golf Club.
On Monday, golfers played all 18 holes of the first round and shortly after that played the first nine holes of the second round. Golfers will play the final 27 holes of the event on Tuesday.
After the first round on Monday, the Eagles are sitting in second place after they shot a 336 over the opening 18 holes. Midway leads Asbury (Ky.), who sits in third, by three strokes and they lead Indiana University Kokomo, who sits in fourth, by 10 shots.
Leading the six team field after the opening round was Indiana University East. The Red Wolves lead the Eagles by five strokes after shooting a 331 in the opening stanza.
Leading Midway after the opening round of the event is senior, Kathryn Lawler. The Georgetown, Ky. native – who is playing in the tournament as an individual – leads the 39 player field after shooting a 4-over, 75. Lawler led the field in pars with 13, while playing the par 4's at even par.
Lawler will take a three shot lead entered the final 27 holes of the tournament on Tuesday. Hannah McCrabb of Asbury is in second place after a 7-over78.
Up next for the Eagles sitting in a tie for third place is sophomore, Hannah Scroggins (Williamstown, Ky.) and senior, Chelsea Schack (Alexandria, Ky.). Both Scroggins and Schack shot an 8-over, 79 in the first round. They enter Tuesday four strokes off the lead.
Scroggins carded the second most pars in the field with 11 trailing only Lawler with 13. Schack, on the other hand, carded nine pars in the first round, while both Scroggins and Schack played the par 3's at 1-over par. Schack also added a birdie to her scorecard.
Up next for the Eagles was junior, Rylee Beard. The Campbellsville, Ky. native carded an 86 in her opening round as she sits in 11th place overall. She finished with seven pars in her first round.
The final two players in action for the Eagles were freshman, Jenna Lewis (Shelbyville, Ky.) and sophomore, Kayla Meredith (Brownsville, Ky.). Lewis finished with a 92 in the opening round, while Meredith carded a 93.
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