NCAA Golf News

Alabama Women’s Golf in Second after Day One of Boilermaker Classic

Alabama Women’s Golf in Second after Day One of Boilermaker Classic

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Alabama women’s golf team carded a team score of 5-under par 571 (284-287) and sits in second overall after Monday’s opening day of the Boilermaker Classic. Leading the way for the Crimson Tide is Taylor Kehoe, who sits in sixth overall, after carding a 4-under 140 on the par 72, 6,299-yard Kampen-Cosler course.

The Tide have three in the top-10 individual leaderboard in Kehoe (6th, 4-under), Elina Sinz (7th, 3-under) and Sarah Edwards (T9th, 1-under).

The Highlights

  • Taylor Kehoe sits in sixth place turning in a score of 4-under 140 (71-69) through the first two rounds
  • After posting a 1-over 71 in the opening round, Elina Sinz turned in a card of 4-under 68 in the second round
  • Sinz’s second round included six birdies with four on the back nine
  • Other Crimson Tide golfers include Kaitlyn Schroeder (t25th, +4) and Harriet Lockley (+8, 77-75)
  • The Tide led the tournament after the first round with a team score of 282 (-6) and three strokes ahead of Minnesota in second place
  • Alabama placed three golfers in the top-10 after the first round, led by Kehoe in second place at 4-under 68

The Field

  • Alabama joins tournament host Purdue as the only other team under par, as the Boilermakers turned in a team score of 566 (-10) to lead the tournament
  • The third and final round will tee off Tuesday morning

Fun Facts

  • Freshmen duo Harriet Lockley and Kaitlyn Schroeder made their collegiate debut, as both Lockley and Schroeder recorded six birdies each across the first two rounds

For all the latest information on the team, follow @AlabamaWGolf on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. General athletic news can be found @UA_Athletics on Twitter and Instagram and Alabama Athletics on Facebook.


Click Here to Read the Full Original Article at University of Alabama Athletics…