April 18, 1998
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State womenis golf team stands in ninth place out of 10 teams after shooting a 322-319=641 on the first day of the Hawkeye Invitational at the Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa.
Freshman Kasey Gant (Fort Wayne, Ind.) led the Spartans with a 79-76=155 and stands in 11th place individually as she pursues Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors. Gant is just one stroke behind 10th place and just seven shots back of the three players tied for first.
The Spartans stand just six shots behind sixth-place Iowa after the first 36 holes, which were delayed two hours by frost in Iowa City. Play resumes tomorrow with the final 18 holes.
TEAM STANDINGS MSU INDIVIDUALS 1. Indiana 299-299=598 T11. Kasey Gant 79-76=155 2. Wisconsin 303-304=607 T35. Ellen Bishop 82-81=163 3. Purdue 310-307=617 T35. Kellie Dennis 82-81=163 4. Minnesota 308-318=626 T41. April Holly 83-81=164 5. Iowa State 316-312=628 T51. Tricia Gregory 79-87=166 6. Iowa 318-317=635 T56. Meggan Schumaker 86-85=171 7. Kansas 325-312=637 Northwestern 320-317=637 9. Michigan State 322-319=641 10. Kansas State 318-326=644