NSU women’s golf leads the way after first round in Kansas City

From NSU Sports Info.
Cedrique Flemming, Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The No. 11-ranked Northeastern State women’s golf team owns a 15-stroke lead after the first round of the 2016 MIAA Championship, which is being held at the par-72, 5,893-yard Swope Memorial Golf Course.

The RiverHawks fired a team score of 18-over-par 306 to land well ahead of the pace. No. 25 Central Oklahoma is second at 33-over 321, and No. 49 Lindenwood sits third at 36-over 324. Central Missouri and Missouri Western State are tied for fourth at 53-over 341.

All five members of NSU’s lineup shot in the 70’s and are all inside the top four in the individual standings.

Junior Baylee Price shot 1-under 71 and owns a six stroke lead over the rest of the field. True freshman Ebba Moberg is tied for second at 5-over 77. Seniors Charter Lawson and Kayla Schroeder and true freshman Kelsey Lumpkinare all tied for fourth at 7-over 79.

Northeastern State will begin teeing off in Tuesday’s second round at 8:30 a.m. NSU will start on the back nine.

2016 MIAA CHAMPIONSHIP – First Round Results

April 18-20, 2016 at Kansas City, Mo.

(par-72, 5,893-yard Swope Memorial Golf Course)

Team Standings

  1. #11 Northeastern State                306 (+18)
  2. #25 Central Oklahoma                     321 (+33)
  3. #49 Lindenwood                              324 (+36)
  4. T4.     Central Missouri                                341 (+53)
  5. Missouri Western State                    341 (+53)
  6. Northwest Missouri State                342 (+54)
  7. Fort Hays State                                  356 (+68)
  8. Nebraska-Kearney                            367 (+79)
  9. Southwest Baptist                             386 (+98)

Rankings reflect the latest Golfstat.com Polls

Top-5 Standings

  1. Baylee Price (Northeastern State)         71 (-1)
  2. T2.     Ebba Moberg (Northeastern State)       77 (+5)
  3. Elizabeth Leath (Central Missouri)             77 (+5)
  4. T4.     Charter Lawson (Northeastern State)   79 (+7)
    Kayla Schroeder (Northeastern State) 79 (+7)
    Kelsey Lumpkin (Northeastern State)  79 (+7)
    Dakota Limkemann (Lindenwood)             79 (+7)

NSU Individual

  1. Baylee Price                                       71 (-1)
  2. T2.     Ebba Moberg                                     77 (+5)
    Charter Lawson                                77 (+5)

Kayla Schroeder                                79 (+7)
Kelsey Lumpkin                                 79 (+7)