Women's Golf sits in third place with one round remaining at Indiana Invitational
CARMEL, Ind. -- UT sophomore Kristin Walla and freshman Alex Richards each shot a four-over 76 to lead the Longhorns in the opening round of the 17-team Indiana Invitational Monday afternoon at the par 72, 5,938-yard Crooked Stick Golf Club.
The Longhorns figure to contend for the team title in the 36-hole event after shooting a 19-over 307 on day one to end the opening round in third place. Texas stands eight strokes off the lead, as Michigan State sits in first place at 11-over par. Illinois' Seul Ki Park holds the individual lead at even par.
Richards (Austin, Texas) sank three birdies to finish with a four-over 76 to end the opening round in a tie for 13th place. Walla (Aspen, Colo.) joined Richards in 13th place with a 76 and without a double bogey in the round.
Freshman Arliss Hoy (San Antonio, Texas) added a couple of birdies to stroke a five-over 77, ending the first round in a tie for 23rd place. Freshman Shannon Fish (Spring, Texas) contributed two more birdies on her way to a six-over 78 to end round one in a tie for 30th place.
Senior Ashley Prust (Englewood, Colo.) sits in a tie for 46th place after carding an eight-over 80 in the opening round.
Tuesday's final round begins with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Central.