SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Northeastern State is in second place after the first day at the Central Region Preview carding a 301 on Monday. Dallas Baptist has the lead after shooting 296. Central Oklahoma and Southwestern Oklahoma are tied for third at 304.
NSU freshman Aitana Hernandez tied for second on a 72, matching a career-low round.
Sydney Roberts fired a 1-over-par 73 to lead Central Oklahoma. Roberts was one of four UCO players to break 80 Monday. Faith Stewart added a 76, while Makena Mucciaccio shot 77, Madison O’Dell 78 and Yuna Sato 84.
Roberts is fourth in the individual standings, four shots out of the lead. Stewart is tied for 14th and Mucciaccio is tied for 20th.
It’s UCO’s final tune-up tournament before the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Championships April 22-24 in Mayetta, Kan.
For SWOSU, Elin Wahlin and Chloe Thackeray each shot 74.