ATLANTA, Ga. – University of Arkansas junior-to-be Meagan Roberts is moving through the field at the 96th WSGA Amateur Championship at the Capital City Country Club in Atlanta, Ga.
Roberts, an Ocean Springs, Miss., native, carded a 76 and was tied for 18th after the first round of stroke play Monday.
Roberts faced Kendall Wright in the first round of match play on Tuesday in the Championship Flight getting a 7 and 6 win to advance. She won in the round of 16 on Wednesday defeating Vanderbilt’s Kendall Martindale 4 and 3 moving on to Thursday’s round of eight.
In her first round on Thursday, Roberts defeated University of Tennessee-Chattanooga’s Jordan Britt 2-up moving on to face Hannah Collier of the University of Alabama in the second round of the day.
Roberts got the narrow win, 2-up, moving on to the final championship match on Friday. Roberts faces Calle Nielson of Nashville, Tenn., in the final two-round match beginning at 8:30 a.m. central Friday.