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APSU Lady Govs Golf sits in ninth after day one of Murray State’s MSU Invitational

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMurray, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team has some ground to make up heading into the final day of the MSU Invitational, being played at Miller Memorial Golf Course.

The Lady Govs shot rounds of 326-326, Friday, for 652 and sit in ninth place. Cincinnati leads the tournament at 606 while Morehead State is six shots back.

Austin Peay Women's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Women’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

During the windy day, the Govs had just three rounds in the 70s, one from junior standout Jessica Cathey, who a shot 78 in the afternoon round after shooting 80 in the morning, while the other two came from sophomore Kelsey Schutt, who had rounds of 79 and 78 as an individual. She is tied for 22nd while Cathey is tied for 25th.

“I am very proud of Kelsey and the way she played today,” APSU coach Sara Robson said. “The wind played a big factor in the morning but we missed way too many putts in the afternoon.

“We need to go out tomorrow and be confident over four-to-eight foot putts.”

Morgan Kauffman (82-83=165) had APSU’s next best score for the day followed by fellow sophomore Morgan Gardner (81-85=166) and freshman Anna Pope (83-83=166) while another freshman AnnaMichelle Moore was at 167 (85-82).

Playing as individuals, senior Meghan Mueller shot back-to-back 83s (166) while freshman Sarah Struble shot 94-85 (179).

The final round of the 54-hole event will be played Saturday on the par-72, 6,017-yard layout.


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