Women's Golf Wraps Day 1 of B1G Championship
April 26, 2014HOOSIER SPORTS 365
IU PRESS RELEASE
FRENCH LICK, Ind. - The Indiana women's golf team posted a score of 322 for the first 18 holes of the 2014 Big Ten Women's Golf Championship being contested on the Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort in French Lick, Ind.
The Hoosiers currently sit in 12th place with two rounds remaining. Ohio State leads the field with a 301 Friday, with Nebraska (302), Michigan State (305), Penn State (306) and Northwestern (307) rounding out the top five.
Junior Elizabeth Tong, one of just two Hoosiers with previous Big Ten Championship experience, leads the team and is tied for 20th overall after posting a 6-over 78. Tong tallied three birdies on the day including two over the first six holes of play.
Sophomore Maria Mancini is tied for 28th with a 7-over 79. A consistent effort from Mancini saw her par 12 of 18 holes and card just one double bogey on the day. Freshman Ana Sanjuanis tied for 44th after carding a 9-over 81. In her first Big Ten Championship the newcomer got off to a hot start, going -1 over the first five holes and was just +2 when making the turn.
Junior Kamryn Klawitter is tied for 61st with an 84. The only other player with Big Ten Championship experience, Klawitter kept her compound errors to a minimum with just one double bogey coming on the par-5 14th hole. Sophomore Camille Chevalier posted an 85 and is 63rd in the field. Rounding out the IU lineup is junior Sarah Dusman, tied for 68th with an 89.
Play resumes Saturday with Indiana teeing off from the 10th hole starting at 10 a.m. ET. The Hoosiers will be paired with Illinois and Michigan.