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Lewis leads No. 19 Lady’Backs in Lubbock

Lewis leads No. 19 Lady’Backs in Lubbock

FAYETTEVILLE — Freshman Stacy Lewis continued to play well and leads after first round action at the Jeannine McHaney Invitational in Lubbock, Texas, Friday. The Woodlands, Texas, native ended the first day with a tournament low 68, four-under. Lewis finished the first three holes even at par before turning in three birdies in the last six holes before the turn. Shooting a 69, three-under, is Notre Dames’ Katie Brophy sitting in second-place on the leader board. As a team the Lady Razorbacks are in fifth place carding a 301. The Lady’Backs trail Southern Methodist who surprised the field with a 291. Top-ranked Missouri is in second with a 295, followed by No. 30 Notre Dame at 296. Fifteenth-ranked Oklahoma is fourth at 298 followed by the Lady’Backs. "Stacy continues her absolutely fabulous play," said Arkansas head coach Kelley Hester. "Courtney (Mahon) also rebounded well today. We have a ways to go but I think we can play this golf course well and we’re ready to tee it up again tomorrow." Junior Lindsey Hinshaw traveled with the team to compete as an individual and fired a 73 to tie for ninth place overall. Mahon fired a 76, followed by senior Lina Axelsson with a 78. Junior Amanda McCurdy counted a 79, followed by senior Sarah Trew’s 80 after the first round of play. Jeannine McHaney Invitational* Individual The Rawls Course Lubbock, TXDates: 09/24 – 09/26 (Today:09-24-2004) Par: 72Yardage: 6375

1Southern Methodist291
3Notre Dame296
6Baylor University303
9Texas Tech306
Iowa State Univ.306
11Oral Roberts308
14New Mexico State315
Kansas State315
Xavier University315
17Arkansas State316
18Sam Houston State329

Sports Category : Golf (W)