Women’s Golf Seventh After Day One at O’Brien National Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind., September 11, 2011 — The No. 7 ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s golf team shot a 334 and sits in seventh place after day one of the O’Brien National Invitational held at The Warren Golf Course in Notre Dame, Ind.
No. 1 Methodist University and No. 8 Centre College are tied for first with a 315, while No. 2 DePauw University (317), No. 6 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (323) and No. 11 George Fox (323) rounds out the top four. Eight of the top 10 teams ranked in the Golf World/National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Division III Preseason Top-25 Poll are competing in the 10-team tournament.
Freshman Olivia Lugar was the lone Washington U. golfer to break 80, as she shot a 78 (41-37) on day one and sits two shots off the individual lead. Lugar is tied for eighth place, as five golfers are tied with an opening round 76.
Rounding out the top four for Washington U. is sophomore Allyson Chee, who is in a tie for 21st place with an 82 (42-40), junior Hannah Buck is tied for 28th place with an 84 (43-41) and sophomore Andrea Hibbert is tied for 50th place with a 90 (46-44). Freshman Taylor Fagan is tied for 53rd place with a 91 (44-47).
Also competing for the Bears as an individual was freshman Elena Chintala (42-43, 85, 32nd place) and senior Sarah Miller (47-48, 95, 62nd place).
The final round of the O’Brien National Invitational will conclude with 18 holes on Monday.
Bear Notebook: Lugar is tied for third place in pars (11) and on the par 5’s (Even) after 18 holes.