Redbird Invitational Results Through Two Rounds
NORMAL, Ill. (September 9, 2018) –
Senior Elayna Bowser
carded a five-over-par 149 (75-74) to lead the Loyola University Chicago women's golf team as the Ramblers opened their fall season this afternoon at the Redbird Invitational in Normal, Ill.
The Ramblers posted a two-round team tally of 619 (311-308) that has them sitting in sixth, just a stroke behind host Illinois State (306-312=618) and Northern Iowa (311-307=618), who are tied for fourth. Northern Illinois (288-296=584) sits atop the team leaderboard, while the Huskies' Lauren Ingle (69-73) and Brielle Ward (71-71) are tied for the lead in the race for medalist honors after both posted two-under-par 142s at the par-72, 5,983-yard course at the Weibring Golf Club.
Bowser, who led Loyola in stroke average in 2017-18, opened her day with a three-over-par 75 before closing the afternoon by firing a two-over-par 74 that has her tied for eighth on the individual leaderboard. Freshman Lorenza Martinez
impressed in her first outing for the Maroon & Gold, posting a 155 (76-79) that currently places her as part of a tie for 23rd
The sophomore pairing of Sabrina Hoskins
and Abbey Meyers
are tied for 36th
after each turning in scores of 158. Hoskins (82-76) bounced back from an opening-round 82 by posting a 76 during second-round play, while Meyers (79-79) set a new 18-hole collegiate low following back-to-back rounds of 79. Freshman Jenny Myslinski
resides as part of a tie for 62nd
after she rounded out the Rambler starting five with a 163 (81-82).
The final round of the Redbird Invitational will begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Monday morning. Fans can follow along throughout the day with live scoring via BirdieFire.com