Lady T-Birds 11th After First Round At Red Rocks

March 03, 2012
By SUU Strategic Communication

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Kacy Buckner
Kacy Buckner
Courtesy: SUU Strategic Communications
SEDONA, Ariz., March 3 - Kacy Buckner shot 78 6-over par for a share of 15th place and Southern Utah's women's golf team finished at 325 Saturday to sit 11th in the 20-team field heading into Sunday's final round at Northern Arizona's Red Rocks Invitational.

SUU was 20 shots off the lead of Eastern Michigan, but just three shots out of sixth place as six teams finished between 322 and 325, with a sixth another shot back at 326. Wyoming and Utah Valley both shot 322, with Western Michigan at 323 and Montana State and Northern Colorado both at 324, one shot up on SUU. Oakland University was another shot back at 326.

Monica Jung and Kaohi Loo were tied for second among T-Birds, in 46th at 82, with Jamie Coking Millard another shot back in 54th and Rose Pelletier 73rd at 86. SUU's Shantelle Spackman, competing as an independent, was 84th after firing a round of 87.

Seattle's Caitlin Murray was the individual leader after the first round after shooting par 72 at Oak Creek Country Club.

The tournament concludes with one round Sunday morning.

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