Cougars Sixth after First Day at Valpo Invitational

Sept. 19, 2011


VALPARAISO, Ind. - SIUE women's golf is six of 13 competing teams after the first round of play at the Valpo Invitational. The Cougars have a combined score of 326 after the first day of play at the Course at Aberdeen.

Butler leads the team competition with a combined 312.

Just four shots separate the five competing golfers for SIUE. Brooke Hood paced the Cougars on the first day, carding a first-round score of 80, which tied her for 16th. Taylor Rumple is just one shot behind with an 81 to tie 20th place. Courtney Lovegreen is tied for 24th with an 82. Ashton Stair is tied for 30th with an 83, while Brooks White has an 84 to tie for 36th.

Butler's Michelle Nash is even after the first day with a 72 to lead the field.

Play concludes with the final round Tuesday.