PALM CITY, Fla. – Paige Richter posted a 79 and three other Bucknell players shot 80 on Sunday in the team’s first official round of the spring at the Advance Golf Partners Collegiate at Hammock Creek GC. The Bison compiled a team score of 319 and are in 12th place in a quality 14-team field after the first of three rounds.
Richter parred seven of the final eight holes on the back nine to go along with a birdie at the par-5 second hole. She is tied for 45th place in a field of 82.
Sofia Nogalo, Nicole Yun, and Cristina Canales all posted 80s. Lila Smith carded an 84, as did indie Kayla Yi.
Ten players in the field shot even-par or better on Sunday, led by Ava Romfo of tournament host UNC Greensboro and MacKensie Moore of Morehead State at 4-under 68. Morehead State’s Amelia Greenlee and UAB’s Emilia Smith are both at two under, followed by six players at even.
Morehead State’s 2-over 290 is good for a four-shot lead over UNCG on the team leaderboard. Jacksonville State (295), UAB (297), and Boston University (297) round out the top five.