Bal Leads Kansas After Day One at Duramed/Rio Verde Collegiate
March 5, 2010
RIO VERDE, Ariz. - Junior Meghna Bal shot a 74 in the first round of play at the Duramed/Rio Verde Collegiate to help Kansas finish day one of the tournament in fifth place.
Kansas, the defending champions of the tournament, shot a 303 as a team and is 12 strokes behind first-place Michigan.
Bal is currently tied for ninth, while Emily Powers and Grace Thiry are both tied for 17th after carding rounds of 75. Defending champion Meghan Gockel fired a 79 to finish the day tied for 52nd. Junior Jennifer Clark rounded out the Jayhawk lineup tied in 72nd with a one-round score of 82.
Ashley Bauer of Michigan set the pace for the tournament after firing a three-under par 68.
The tournament will continue with round two on Saturday and will wrap-up on Sunday.
Duramed/Rio Verde Collegiate
Thru Round One
1.) Michigan - 291
2.) Arkansas-Little Rock - 295
3.) Minnesota - 296
4.) Eastern Michigan - 297
5.) Kansas - 303
1.) Ashley Bauer, Michigan - 68
2.) Robyn Scott, Eastern Michigan - 70
3.) Michelle Edlin, Minnesota - 71
4.) Emilie Westrup, Arkansas-Little Rock - 72
5.) Brittany Kelly, Ball State - 72
T9.) Meghna Bal - 74
T17.) Emily Powers - 75
T17.) Grace Thiry - 75
T52.) Meghan Gockel - 79
T72.) Jennifer Clark - 82