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Women's Golf In Fifth After First Round Of Nationals
Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2006
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, FL - The UW-Eau Claire women's golf team is in fifth place out of 10 teams with a score of 342 (+50) after the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships held at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort today.
In the lead is the eight-time defending champions Methodist College with a score of 308 (+16). In second place is DePauw University with a score of 327 (+35). Wartburg College is in third with a score of 328 (+36) and in fourth is Gustavus Adolphus with a score of 334 (+42).
Leading the Blugolds individually is Maggie Loney (Sr.-River Falls, WI), who shot a first round 78 (+5) and is tied for sixth place overall, two shots behind the leader.
Jesse Thompson (Jr.-Plover, WI/SPASH) is the next highest Blugold as she shot an 86 (+13), which puts her in a tie for 27th place.
Meghan Sobotta (So.-Arcadia, WI) and Kim Huber (So.-Vadnais Heights, MN/White Bear Lake) are tied for 37th place after both shot a first round 89 (+16). The last Blugold golfer competing, Becky Washleski (Fr.-Cambridge, MN/Cambridge-Isanti) shot a 100 (+27) and is currently tied for 54th place.
After the first round last year, the Blugolds sat in third place. The Blugolds will have three more rounds to climb up the leaderboard.
Second round action will continue tomorrow at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort with the first tee time scheduled for 8 a.m. eastern standard time.
- JR -