September 24, 2006
Eagles two strokes off pace,
DeCaro fires opening round 77
First Round Results (pdf.)
EVANSVILLE, Ind.—The University of Southern Indiana women's golf team will head into the final round of the Ray Wright/Screaming Eagles Golf Classic in second place after shooting an opening round 323 Sunday at the Cambridge Golf Course.
USI trails the University of Indianapolis by a couple strokes for first place and is 10 strokes ahead of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, which is third in the 13-team tournament.
Freshman Renee DeCaro
(LaPorte, Indiana) led the Screaming Eagles with a 77 and is currently in third place heading into Monday's final round. DeCaro trails UIndy's Kristi Piepenbrink, who shot a one-over-par 73, and John A. Logan College's Hannah Jenkins, who shot a 74.
Sophomore Kayla Roark
(Waterloo, Indiana), who led USI in this tournament a year ago, is in a tie for eighth after shooting an 81 Sunday.
The Ray Wright/Screaming Eagles Golf Classic concludes Monday with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m., an hour earlier than the original start time of 9:30.
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