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Women's Golf In Third Place After Day One At Fossum Invitational
 
 
 
Caroline Powers is in third place at the Fossum Invitational. (Photo by Chris Moe)
 
Caroline Powers is in third place at the Fossum Invitational. (Photo by Chris Moe)
 
 

Sept. 25, 2010

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EAST LANSING, Mich. - After two rounds of the Mary Fossum Invitational on Saturday, the Michigan State women's golf team is in third place with a team score of 595 (297-298), four strokes behind leader Kent State (301-290--591). Notre Dame is in second at 593 (298-295).

The 27th annual tournament is being held at MSU's Forest Akers West Golf Course; the third and final round is set for Sunday at 9 a.m.

Sophomore Caroline Powers led the Spartans on Saturday with a 1-over 145 and is in third place. Powers carded a 1-under 71 in the first round and followed that effort with a 2-over 74 in the second round.

Junior Lindsey Solberg is right behind Powers in fourth place. Although Solberg shot a 77 to begin the day, she bounced back with a 2-under 70 and carded six birdies in the afternoon session to finish with a 147 (+3).

Senior Aimee Neff is also in the top 10 on the leaderboard, as she sits in eighth place with a 149 (73-76).

Michelle Bowles is in a tie for 22nd at 154 (76-78), while Christine Meier is tied for 39th at 159 (81-78).

MSU also had four golfers competing as individuals, and all four are tied in the top 25. Natalie Brehm is ninth with a 150 (77-73), Shannon Warner is 12th with a 151 (78-73), and Liz Nagel (79-76--155) and Maddi Massa (79-76--155) are both tied at 25th.

 

 

Notre Dame's Nicole Zhang (69-67--136) leads the individual leaderboard by seven strokes going into the final round.

Live results of the third and final round of the Mary Fossum Invitational will be available at www.golfstat.com.

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