Belles in Seventh After Day One at WashU Spring Invite

Day One Results

  • The Belles are in seventh after day one at the Washington University in St. Louis Spring Invite.
  • Taylor Kehoe (85), Sammie Averill (87), and Courtney Carlson (88) helped lead the way.
  • Ali Mahoney and Kelsey Conkright each shot 92s.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Saint Mary's golf team battled the elements of strong sustained wind to shoot a 352 to hold seventh after day one at the Washington University in St. Louis Spring Invite.

Rhodes leads the field of 12 teams after shooting a 317. Carleton sits in second with a 333, and St. Catherine is third with a 334. The Belles' 352 is just one stroke behind host Washington University in St. Louis for sixth and three strokes behind Carthage for fifth.

Taylor Kehoe led Saint Mary's with an 85 to hold a share of 17th place individually. The freshman was six-over on the back nine and had five pars on the day with no holes worse than a double bogey. Samantha Averill posted an 87 and is currently tied for 23rd place overall. The senior posted three pars on the back nine during the round. Courtney Carlson had six pars and was one stroke behind Averill to hold a share of 28th.

Ali Mahoney and Kelsey Conkright (t-43rd) both posted 92s to round out the team score of 352. Mahoney had six pars while Conkright turned in three pars on the day.

Katie Zielinski competed as an individual and shot a 93 with five pars to hold a share of 49th overall.

The second round of the two-day tournament tees off with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. CDT on Sunday at the Norman K. Probstein Golf Course.