LCSC women's golf
team stands 18th after first round
SAN DIEGO –
Cortney Shrout shot an 8-over-par 80, but the rest
of the Lewis-Clark State College women’s golf team
ran into trouble during the opening round of the
NAIA Women’s National Championship at the San Marcos
Country Club on Tuesday.
shot a team-score of 56-over-par 344 and stand in
18th place after the opening 18 holes in the
four-day 72-hole tournament. Cal State San Marcos
leads the tournament with a 311.
Steve Tilden said the Warriors just didn't play well
on Tuesday, but says there is still a lot of golf
remaining and feels the team can bounce back.
LCSC, which is
hoping to improve on its 13th place from a year ago,
was one of the first groups out on the course and
actually started on the back nine.
Shrout, a sophomore from Okanogan,
Wash., was 3-over-par on the back nine, which
included a birdie on a par-3 hole. She was even par
after four holes, but had five bogeys during a
Villa shot an 85, which was 13 over. He round
included a triple bogey and a double bogey and she
had a stretch of eight holes where she was nine over
Norris was a shot back with an 86, while sophomore
Sue James had a 93, while senior Samara Kluever had
The good news
for LCSC is that most teams struggled during the
opening round. The Warriors are only 17 shots out of
the top 10.