KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C.- Converse golf sits tied for fifth after the first round of the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate hosted by Tusculum in a loaded field of 16 teams. The Valkyries are tied with #26 UNC Pembroke, Pfeiffer, and Faulkner after shooting an opening round 324.
Alex Bruce (Walton, Ky.) led the way for the Valkyries firing off an opening round 78. Bruce is tied for 13th and sits five strokes back.
Marley Felthousen (Kitty Hawk, N.C.) finished with a round of 84.
#38 Florida Southern leads the tournament with a low round 305. #27 Armstrong State sits in second while #39 West Alabama is in third.
The second and final round of the tournament is set to tee off Sunday morning.