Braselton, Ga. (Oct. 5, 2015) – The ETSU women’s golf finished the first day at the Fall Invitational by shooting even with several powerhouse teams on Monday. Freshman Hee Ying Loy (Tama Sri Kulai Baru, Kulajaya, Malaysia) led the way for the Bucs as she shot a 73 in the first round and a 69 in the second round, which is the best two rounds by any Buccaneer this season.
ETSU is currently in fourth place and is just seven strokes behind the highly ranked Ole Miss Rebels. The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga is currently leading the pack as the team has shot 12 under par with eight strokes under par in the second round.
The five-person team finished the first round of golf by shooting one under par. Linda Dobele (Ogre, Latvia) led the team in the first round by carding a 70, her lowest score this season. Vivienne Chin (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia) also stayed poised on the first 18 holes as she finished one under par.
The second round was Loy’s best round of golf since she has been at ETSU. She pared 15 holes while hitting three birdies, all of which were par three holes. She finished her first day at the Fall Invitational by placing tied for sixth place individually.
Dobele is tied for 14th at one under par, and Chin is tied for 17th by shooting even.
The Bucs are leading strong teams by several strokes such as: Memphis and Georgia State.
The Fall Invitational will return to play tomorrow at 8 a.m. The last round of the tournament will be a shotgun start.
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