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Valkyries Golf In Eighth After Round One of Anderson Invitational

Valkyries Golf In Eighth After Round One of Anderson Invitational

ROUND ONE

ANDERSON, S.C. – The Converse College golf team concluded day one of the Anderson University Invitational in 8th-place overall following a team total of 334 (+46) at the Cobb's Glen Country Club.


TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Course: Cobb's Glen Country Club
Par: 72
Yardage: 5,863

INSIDE THE SCORECARD

  • Senior Marisa Daquil Kawabe led the Valkyries during the first round after firing an 81 (+9).
  • Freshman Sydney Grimes, playing in her first collegiate tournament, posted a respectable 83 (+11).
  • Another newcomer, Katie Spurling, finished the day with an 85 (+13).
  • Taylor Fisk came in one stroke behind Spurling after shooting 86 (+14) on the afternoon.
  • Bethany Thornbury rounded out the top-5 for Converse with a 92 (+20).
  • Kendel Abrams and Sara Hall played as individuals and completed round one with an 87 (+15) and 90 (+18), respectively.

NOTABLES

  • Kawabe finished the day with the fourth most pars overall (10)
  • Abrams collected two birdies, good enough for second
  • Anderson's Kerington Lamb leads the overall field after posting a 74 (+2)
  • The Trojans also lead the field of teams with a total of 307 (+19), 14 strokes better than second place Catawba.

UP NEXT

The Valkyries will return to the links tomorrow morning for the second and final round of the Anderson Invitational. Tee times will begin at 9 a.m.