Women's Golf In Second Following Day One Of Lady Eagle Invitational


Kristina Garrett is tied for 3rd following the first day of the Lady Eagle Invitational

Kristina Garrett is tied for 3rd following the first day of the Lady Eagle Invitational

April 7, 2008

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Following day one of the Lady Eagle Invitational, the Marshall University women's golf team finds itself in second place with one round of play left on Tuesday at Canebrake Country Club in Hattiesburg.

Marshall shot a 309 in its opening round, just a stroke off of host Southern Mississippi, who tallied a 308 to pace the field on the first day.

Leading the Thundering Herd was Kristina Garrett, who finds herself in a tie for third after shooting a 2-over 74. Larie Lynch registered a 77 in her first round, good for a ninth place tie.

Andrea Grier and Molly Ginger are in a tie for 15th after shooting a 79 while Whitney Wolejko is in a tie for 33rd with an 87.

Southern Miss was paced by Samantha Holt, who is tied for first after firing a 1-under 71.

Louisiana-Monroe completed day one in third place, five strokes behind the Herd with a 314. Birmingham Southern shot a 315 and is in fourth place heading into the final round.

The teams will face off in the second and final round, beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Following the tournament, the Herd will wrap up the season next weekend with a trip to El Paso, Texas for the Conference USA Championship.