Powered by a 1-under-par 71 and first-place showing from sophomore Lucy Gould (Bargoed, Wales), ETSU fired a school record for first round score with a 289 Saturday at the Waynesville Country Club and currently leads
ETSU head coach Stefanie Reynolds, whose team has one tournament victory already this fall season, said her team's mentality this season is much different than in year's past.
"Having the depth we have this year, there's just more competition among the players themselves, and when we get into competition that carries over," Reynolds said. "The freshmen continue to really step up and play well, and Lucy really had a great day. Western has really dominated this event because only two other teams have ever won it. Hopefully we can seal the deal tomorrow. That would be huge for us."
Gould is currenly tied at the top with Austin Peay's Staci Lynch and
Final round play will begin Sunday morning. Visit ETSUBucs.com at the conclusion of the day's play for a complete wrap up.