Lindblad Shoots 69 at The Ally; LSU T6 After 1 Round

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Lindblad Shoots 69 at The Ally; LSU T6 After 1 Round

WEST POINT, Mississippi – LSU junior golfer Ingrid Lindblad, after earlier in the day being named to the final fall watch list for the ANNIKA Award, opened The Ally golf event at Old Waverly Monday with a 3-under par round of 69 as the Tigers posted a team score of 1-over 289.

Lindblad is tied for sixth in the individual standings after a six-birdie round. Lindblad is tied for best state on par 5 holes, shooting 3-under on the four holes.

Carla Tejedo Mulet and Latanna Stone posted even par rounds of 72 to stand at T21, while LSU also counted a 4-over 76 from Elsa Svensson. Alden Wallace had the only eagle of the day in the field on the par-5, 513-yard second hole in a 5-over 77. Lauren Clark, playing as an individual for the Tigers, shot 1-over 73.

The Tigers as a team are T6 with Alabama leading at 10-under par 278. Florida is at 279, followed by Texas A&M 282, TCU 285, Arkansas at 287 and Kentucky tied with LSU at 289.

LSU had a rarity in the round when all five team players birdied the par 5 485-yard ninth hole.

The second round will begin at 9 a.m. with LSU teamed with Auburn and Arkansas going off the first tee at 10:10 a.m. Live scoring can be found at Golfstat.com.