Golf at Southwestern Invite - Day One

Belles in First After Day One at Southwestern Invite

Day One Results (pdf)

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Dealing with high winds and a delayed start due to storms, the #10/12 ranked Saint Mary's golf team currently holds a three-stroke lead for first place at the Southwestern University Invitational.

Dealing with 40 mph wind gusts at the Teravista Golf Course, the Belles turned in a team score of 345 on Monday. Texas-Tyler sits in a close second with a team score of 348 while Mary Hardin-Baylor is in third with a 351. Just 17 strokes separate the top six teams in the tournament as LeTourneau's Leslie Lee turned in the low score of the day with an 81.

Leading the way for the Belles on day one was freshman Doyle O'Brien. She had the lowest back nine score of the day of the entire tournament with a 39. With her 44 on the front nine, she is tied for second place with an 83. Rosie O'Connor and Natalie Matuszak are tied for sixth and ninth, respectively, after rounds of 85 and 86.

Marin Beagley had the second-lowest score on the front nine on day one with a 41 and turned in a 91 on the day (t27th). Mary Kate Boyce was the fifth scoring-eligible golfer for the Belles with a 94 (t35th).

Cara Kielty and Christine Brown are playing as individuals at the tournament. Kielty had a 91 while Brown carded a 93 on the day.

The two-day tournament will conclude tomorrow at the Teravista Golf Course.