BELMONT, Mich. — After Day 1 of the Battle in Belmont, Lauren Bailey leads the Purdue University Northwest women’s golf team with a low round of 90 in Monday’s event cohosted at Boulder Creek Golf Club and Blythefield Country Club.
Bailey (Wanatah, Ind./Lacrosse) stood tied for 30th overall in the 50-golfer field hosted by Davenport University, where the Pride stood 10th in the team standings with a 428. PNW classmate Darian Smith (Muskegon, Mich./Mona Shores) shot a Day 1 97 (40th), Meaghan Spalla (Crown Point, Ind./Crown Point) recorded a 100 (42nd) and Jenna Gericke (Highland, Ind./Highland) had a 141 to round out the Pride scoring.
Madonna (Mich.) University, led by overall leader Grace Hallinan (69) led the team field with a Day 1 low 307, Northwestern Ohio was second (323) and Wayne State stood third with a 330.
The Pride will return to action to complete the two-day event beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
BATTLE IN BELMONT
Belmont, Mich. | Blythefield Country Club and Boulder Creek Golf Club
Team scores — 1. Madonna 307; 2. Norhtwestern Ohio 323; 3. Wayne State 330; 4. Lake Superior State 339; t-5. Davenport 340; t-5. Cleary 340; 7. St. Francis 347; 8. Davenport B 383; 9. Cornerstone 413; 10. Purdue Northwest 428.
Purdue Northwest (428) t-30. Lauren Bailey 90; 40. Darian Smith 97; 42. Meaghan Spalla 100; 50. Jenna Gericke 141.