Kiawah Island, S.C. - Western Carolina women's golf carded a team score of 324 on Sunday to sit in 39th overall at the Edwin Watts / Kiawah Island Spring Classic being held between the Oak Point and Osprey Point Courses.
Catamount senior Alyssa Morahan and freshman Maya White are both tied for 123rd overall after posting matching scores of 6-over par, 78, in Sunday's opening round. Morahan countered four bogies and one double-bogey with a birdie on the par-5 12th on Sunday, while White birdied three times including two on the front nine over the opening 18 holes, finishing Sunday with a career-low round.
Senior Amanda Floberg is tied for 183rd overall after an opening round 83, followed by freshmen Hazel Martin (200th-t, 85) and Cameron Wood (202nd, 86) to round out the lineup. Wood posted 2-under par scoring (4.60) on the par-5 layouts on Sunday.
Tournament host College of Charleston leads the 43-team field, carrying a one-stroke advantage over second-place William & Mary into the second round. The Cougars carded a first-day score of even-par, 288, while the Tribe shot 289. Murray State sits in third, two strokes off the pace at 290, with SCAD-Savannah, Western Kentucky, and North Florida each tied for fourth-place with matching scores of 293.
Following 18 holes of competition, there is a four-way tie atop the individual leader board as Valentina Giraldo of Jackonsville State, Teresa Conroy of North Florida, Allison Oldberding of William & Mary, and Stephen F. Austin's Alexandra Batista each posted a first round score of 3-under par, 69, on Sunday.
Round two is scheduled for Monday with every golfer starting at 8:45 am with a shotgun start to the second 18 holes. Paired with golfers from Lipscomb, Longwood, and Indiana State, WCU's scoring five will hit the Osprey Point course between holes 10 through 13. Live scoring is available online at GolfStatResults.com.