Moody, Stars holds leads in O-City Spring Classic at Lincoln Park

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Photo: Savannah Moody knocked in eight birdies Monday.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University stood atop the leaderboard through two rounds of the O-City Spring Classic on Monday at Lincoln Park Golf Course.

Savannah Moody of the Stars tied for the individual lead after the first day. Oklahoma City, ranked 13th in NAIA women’s golf, held a five-stroke lead ahead of fifth-ranked Texas Wesleyan.

OCU posted a 306-302–608 on the par-72, 5,920-yard course. McLennan (Texas) and 22nd-ranked William Penn (Iowa) were tied in third place at 12 shots back.

Moody, a senior from Aledo, Texas, provided the Stars with a 70-73–143 to match Texas Wesleyan’s Alex Schies, who carded a 73-70–143. Moody and Schies led the field with eight birdies each. In each round, Moody buried birdies on the par-5, 505-yard fifth hole.

Melissa Eldredge from OCU produced a 78-73–151 to hold sixth place. Eldredge, a sophomore from Eufaula, made par 24 times while sinking four birdies. She nailed three birdies during the second round.

The Stars’ Emma Allen compiled a 76-76–152 to tie for seventh. Allen, a senior from Broken Arrow, Okla., had par on 23 holes with three birdies. Regan McQuaid contributed an 82-82–164. McQuaid, a junior from Tulsa, remained even with par 20 times Monday. Loren Matrone, a freshman from Frisco, Texas, had an 85-80–165.

Clair Hill, McKenzie McCoy and Arianna Medina of OCU played unattached. Hill, a freshman from Gig Harbor, Wash., turned in an 81-75–156, while McCoy, a freshman from Beggs, Okla., shot a 78-79–157. Medina, a freshman from Phoenix, had a 78-94–172.

The tournament finishes with the third round 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lincoln Park.


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