Women's Golf Ninth After First Round of Pat Bradley|
Oct. 20, 2013
CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati women's golf team finished the first round of the FIU Pat Bradley Invitational Sunday afternoon with a team score of 302, placing them ninth among the field of 16.
A closely packed field has the Bearcats sitting just 11 strokes out of second place. Each of the top 10 schools in the field shot 303 or better.
Host FIU leads the field with a first-round score of 287. Maryland is second at 291 while Daytona State (293), Southern Mississippi (294), and Missouri (295) rounded out the top five teams.
Florida Gulf Coast (296), Memphis (300), North Texas (300), Cincinnati (302), Delaware (303) and Bethune-Cookman (303) competed the top 10 schools in the field.
The Bearcats were paced by Andrea Malek (Tibro, Sweden/Klippans Gymnasieskola) and Ashley Cassidy (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks) who are each tied for 25th place after shooting rounds of 74. Stefanie Mitchell (Sarasota, Fla./Riverview) is tied for 36th with a 76 while Olivia Dose (Goteborg, Sweden/Goteborg Hogre Samskola) is 50th with a 78. Valentina Herrera (Bogota, Columbia) completed UC's scoring team with an 80 that placed her tied for 67th.
The best score by a Bearcat at the event came from Mackenzie Moir, competing as an individual at the event. Her round of 70 places her fourth among the field.
The 36th annual FIU Pat Bradley Invitational will continue Monday, October 21 with the second round of competition.