KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Ohio women's golf team wrapped up the first day at the Kalamazoo Classic in fourth place. The Bobcats posted a first-round score of 315 and followed that up with a second-round score of 315 for a first day total of 630 (+54). Leading the Bobcats is senior Lily Pendy who is currently in seventh place after the first day.
Bowling Green currently leads the course after posting a first-day score of 601 (+25).
Pendy (Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.) finished the first round with a 75. Later in the day, she followed that up by shooting a 77, giving her a first day total of 152 (+8) and placing her in seventh.
Next is junior Nicole Smiley (Dublin, Ohio) who shot a first-round score of 76 and followed that up with a 77, giving her a first-day score of 153 (+9) and tying her for eighth place. Next is Freshman Ashley Flynn (Dublin, Ohio) who sits tied for 21st place after shooting an 83 in the first round. She then followed that up with a second-round score of 80 for a day one total of 163 (+19).
Sophomore Marissa Balish (Allison Park, Pa.) is next for the Bobcats. Balish finished the first round with a score of 81. She then followed that up with an 83, giving her a day one total of 163 (+20) and tying her in 25th place.
Rounding out the scoring Bobcats is Junior Emily Hughes (Columbus, Ohio) who did not compete in the first round due to an illness and came back with a second-round score of 81 (+9).
Playing unattached for the Bobcats is junior Hannah Travis (Lancaster, Ohio). Travis finished the day tied for 29th place after shooting an 81 in the first round and then followed that up with a second-round score of 89, giving her a day one total of 179 (+26).
The Bobcats return to the course Tuesday, Oct. 3 to conclude the Kalamazoo Classic with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.