Sept. 17, 2012
Simpsonville, Ky. - Mizzou Women's Golf is tied for third place with Georgia State at the Wild Eggs Cardinal Cup in Simpsonville, Ky. The Tigers shot 291 and 308 through the first two rounds and currently sit 23-over par. Louisville leads the tournament with a score of 15-over par while Cincinnati is in second place at 20-over par. Playing as an individual, junior Taylor Gohn sits 1-under par after two rounds of the tournament.
Gohn tallied five birdies in the first round to finish 2-under par before adding four more to her tally in the second round. A bogey and two double bogeys in the second round put her at 1-over par for the second eighteen holes.
The 54-hole tournament is hosted by the University of Louisville at the Cardinal Club Golf Course. The 15-team field is made up of Chattanooga, East Tennessee State, UNC Wilmington, Illinois State, James Madison, Akron, Cincinnati, Maryland, Georgia State, Bradley, UNC Greensboro, Charleston Southern and Rollins College with 12 individuals competing as well.
Three Tigers are tied for 18th in the tournament with scores 6-over par. Freshman Katherine Hepler finished her first round of the day at even par after sinking two birdies to recover from an early bogey in the round. Also 6-over par, Alina Rogers logged three birdies on the day and scored 74-76--150 on the day. Sophomore Laura Kraft put up a birdie on the ninth hole, but a double bogey on the eighteenth hole put her at 2-over par after the first round. She put up a 76 on the second round to put her at 150 through two rounds.
Freshman Michelle Butler is just one stroke behind her teammates with a second round total of 151. Tied for 26th place, Butler shot a 73 on the first eighteen holes and scored 78 on the second round. Junior Ariana Savich shot even par in the first round of play and finished the second round with a score of 80. She is currently tied for 32nd place in the tournament.
Also playing as an individual, Kate Gallagher
sits in a tie for 59th. She scored 81-78--159 through two rounds of the tournament.
The third round of the Wild Eggs Cardinal Cup will begin tomorrow at 8:40 a.m. Stay tuned to MUTigers.com for coverage of Missouri Women's Golf or follow the team on Twitter (@MUWomensGolf) and Facebook (facebook.com/MizzouWomensGolf).