Women’s Golf Tied for Lead at DePauw Small College Classic

Greencastle, Ind., Sept. 28, 2013 – The No. 5 ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's golf team is tied for the lead with No. 4 DePauw University after an opening round 315 Saturday at the DePauw Small College Classic in Greencastle, Ind.

Washington U. had three of its five starters shoot 80 or lower, led by sophomore Connie Zhou's season-low 75. No. 15 Wittenberg University (326), Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (335) and North Central College (337) round out the top five in the 10-team field. Paige Gooch of host DePauw has a four-stroke lead in the individual standings after an opening round one-under 71 (38-33).

Team Results:
2. Connie Zhou – 75 (40-35)
T4. Xin Fang – 78 (39-39)
T7. Andrea Hibbert – 80 (39-41)
T12. Jessica Wibawa – 81 (39-42) - Individual
T14. Samantha Han – 82 (41-41)
T16 Olivia Lugar – 83 (45-38)
T27. Erin Lawrence – 86 (46-40) - Individual

Notes
• Freshman Xin Fang has fired an 80 or lower in all seven rounds this fall.
• The 315 on day one was one stroke lower than the team average of 316.83.

Up Next:
The final round of the DePauw Small College Classic will conclude with 18 holes on Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. (ET).