McNeese (308, +24) and Lamar (311, +27) will get their days started at 8:45 a.m. while UIW (314, +30) and Stephen F. Austin (318, +34) will lead off the groups for the second consecutive day at 8 a.m. HBU’s sophomore Alisa Chong tops the player leaderboard after being the only one to shoot an even par on the day. She tallied 16 pars and a birdie. Teammate junior Kaity Cummings trails by two shots and is third heading into tomorrow. UCA freshman Geraldine Wong carded the lone eagle of the round and will tee off with Chong at 10:51 a.m. CT Tuesday. The two teams will begin their day at 10:15 a.m. HBU led all teams in pars with 56 while Lamar recorded the most birdies for the round at 13. The opening hole, a 426-yard, par 4, provided the most trouble for the day with only 12 competitors recording an even par or better. The No. 11 hole was the friendliest for the field with the teams combining to shoot a .05-under average for today. Tournament Page MONGTOMGERY, Texas – Defending tournament champion Houston Baptist leads the field after day one of the 2018 Southland Conference Women’s Golf Championship at Woodforest Golf Club in Montgomery, Texas. The Huskies (297, +13) hold a two-stroke advantage over Central Arkansas (299, +15), the top ranked team heading into the tournament. Separated by just one shot, Sam Houston State (305, +21) and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (306, +22) will tee off at 9:30 a.m. Bearkat sophomore Tori Gatling leads her team after shooting a 75 in the first round. She will pair with the Islanders sophomore Autumn Bynum, who is tied for fourth individually after scoring a 74.
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