Westrup Sits Atop Leaderboard, Trojans Golf Tied for Second Overall at USA Invite

Courtesy University of Arkansas at Little Rock Athletics Department

Senior Emelie Westrup sits atop the leaderboard of the 11th Annual South Alabama Women’s Invitational after firing an opening-round one-over par 73 on Monday at Azalea City Golf Course. UALR sits in a tie for second place overall with a combined opening-round score of 310 (+22), four shots back of host and leader South Alabama.

Fellow Sun Belt member ULM is tied with UALR at 22-over par after one day of competition. Southern Miss and McNeese State sit in a tie for fourth place at 313 (+25).

Senior Malin Lundberg and junior Brynn Donovan are tied for tenth over all after each shot five-over par 77 rounds on Monday. Junior Katie Reid finished at 11-over par 83, while sophomore Sofia Berglund shot an opening round 84 (+12).

South Alabama’s Kristen Golightly and ULM’s Kathy Sterling and Valentine Loge all fired opening-round scores of 74 (+2) on Monday, leaving them a stroke back of Westrup. Four players, including USA’s Ingrid Hagen and Ashleigh Ryals, sit in a four-way tie for fifth place after shooting three-over par 75 in the opening round.

Play will resume at Azalea City Golf Club with the final round on Tuesday set to begin at 8:30 a.m.


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