Women's Golf Second After Day 1 in Dallas
DALLAS – The 18th-ranked LSU Lady Tigers got off to a great start in their final event of the regular season, standing in second Friday after the first round of the SMU/Dallas Athletic Club Invitational at the DAC.
LSU posted a good first round in the 54-hole event of 301, 13-over par, seven shots off the lead of Baylor at 6-over 294. It is four shots back to Oklahoma State at 17-over 305 with Kansas in fourth at 306 and North Carolina, Texas Tech and UTSA at 19-over 307.
On a day when the average score was almost 79, LSU posted four scores under the average led by freshman Carly Ray Goldstein at 1-over 73. Goldstein, a freshman, bogeyed three of the first five holes, but shot 2-under par over the final 13 holes to finish at 1-over and in a tie for seventh place in the individual competition.
Goldstein is two off the 1-under lead of Yupaporn Kawinpakorn of Kansas, with five golfers at even par.
Senior Ali Lucas posted a 3-over 75, while freshman Caroline Nistrup posted a 4-over 76. LSU’s final counting score was 5-over 77 from junior Madelene Sagstrom. Lucas is in a group tied for 12th place after the opening round.
LSU will join Baylor and Oklahoma State in the final wave of the day off the front nine beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the second round of the event. Live scoring for the event can be found on LSUsports.net through Golfstatresults.com and the Golfstat app. Follow LSU women’s golf on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/LSUwomensgolf and on Twitter @LSUwomensgolf.
First Round Team Results (Par 288)
1. Baylor 294 +6; 2. LSU 301 +13; 3. Oklahoma State 305 +17; 4. Kansas 306 +18; 5. North Carolina 307 +19; 5. Texas Tech 307 +19; 5. UTSA 307 +19; 8. SMU 308 +20; 9. TCU 309 +21; 10. Wake Forest 311 +23; 11. Kent State 314 +26; 12. Purdue 315 +27; 12. Iowa 315 +27; 14. Kansas State 318 +30; 15. Nebraska 319 +31; 16. North Texas 321 +33.
Top 5 Individual s (Par 72)
1. Yupaporn Kawinpakorn, Kansas, 71 -1; 2. Olivia Elisasson, Kansas State, 72 E; 2. Elin Arvidsson, Texas Tech, 72 E; 2. Hayley Davis, Baylor, 72 E: 2. Raegan Bremer, Houston, 72 E; 2. Elizabeth Mallet, North Carolina, 72 E.