POOLER, Ga. – Oklahoma City University sits tied for 13th place after the first round action resumed Wednesday in the NAIA womenâ€™s golf championships at Savannah Quarters Country Club.
The Stars, ranked fourth, turned in a 317 to position 11 shots behind the co-leaders No. 2 Keiser (Fla.) and No. 5 Cumberlands (Ky.). Abby Thompson, a senior from Edmond, spearheaded OCU with a score of 78 on the par-72, 6,004-yard course.
The Stars are tied with division foe Wayland Baptist (Texas), ranked ninth, while they sit above 13 teams.
Thompson has a share of 27th place in the 144-player field with 14 pars, tied for second-most in the tournament.
Anna Mikish, a junior from Choctaw, holed birdies on the 10th, 11th and 17th holes to compile a 79 card, while Caroline Goodin fired a 79 with a birdie on the par-5, 483-yard 17th hole.
Kailey Campbell, a junior from Oktaha, finished the first round with eight straight pars for a score of 81.
Raegan Barnes, a junior from Choctaw, concluded round one with a birdie on the 17th hole and a par on the par-4, 349-yard 18th hole to turn in an 87.
Conditions on the course included cloudy skies and a 70-degree temperature at the start of the day with a rise to 80 degrees by the end of the play.
Round three will commence Thursday as round two has officially been canceled.