Gohn in the lead at FIU Pat Bradley Invitational

MUTIGERS.COM Taylor Gohn leads the tournament after one round of play.
Taylor Gohn leads the tournament after one round of play.

Oct. 20, 2013

Sarasota, Fla. - Mizzou Women's Golf is off to a strong start after the first round at the Pat Bradley Invitational at the Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club in Sarasota, Fla. Senior Taylor Gohn (Columbus, Ind.) leads the tournament as she shot a 5-under par 67 on the day. Gohn holds the lead by two strokes, and she recorded seven birdies overall to overcome a bogey on hole number one.

As a team, the Tigers sit in fifth overall after finishing the day just 7-over par. Host team, FIU, leads the tournament (-1), followed by Maryland (+3) and Daytona State College (+5).

Florida native, Michelle Butler, joins Gohn in the top-20 overall as she is tied for 19th in the tournament with her 1-over par first round score. Sophomore Katherine Hepler (Lincoln, Ill.) is just two strokes behind Butler as she shot a 75 (+3) in the first round.

Junior Alina Rogers (Toronto, Ontario) shot 8-over par on the day, and freshman Jess Meek (Carnoustie, Scotland) finished with a score 9-over par.

The tournament will continue tomorrow with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. In addition to Mizzou, the field consists of 17 teams total, including Bethune-Cookman, Bradley, Cincinnati, Daytona State, Delaware, Drake, FIU, Florida Atlantic, Florida Gulf Coast, Jacksonville, Maryland, Memphis, North Texas, Southern Miss, Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Western Illinois.

Stay tuned to MUTigers.com for coverage of Missouri Women's Golf, or follow the team on Twitter (@MUWomensGolf) and Facebook (facebook.com/MUWomensGolf).



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