photoEmily Leung is in a tie for eighth place overall after carding a 3-over-par 75, which is just two strokes behind a group that is tied for first place.

By GNAC Staff

image handler.aspxWichita Falls, Tex. – Simon Fraser finished the first day of the NCAA Division II Super Regional 4 in a tie for 10th place at 30-over-par 318 on Monday at Wichita Falls Country Club. Emily Leung leads the Clan in a tie for eighth place overall after carding a 3-over-par 75, which is just two strokes behind a group that is tied for first place.

It is the first of three days of action, playing 18 holes each day at the Super Regional on the 6149-yard par-72 golf course. Leung started on hole 10 and shot an even-par 36 on the back nine, recording her first birdie of the day on the 18th hole. She then recorded pars on six of the final nine holes for a 3-over-par 39.

Belinda Lin and Jaya Rampuri each finished in a tie for 39th place at 8-over-par 80, doing so in similar fashion. Both finished at 3-over-par 39 on the first nine holes before shooting a 5-over-par 41 on the front nine. Junior Kylie Jack tallied a score of 83, 11 over par, for a share of 58th place in the standings while Erin Farner wrapped up the first day with a score of 12-over-par 84, which did not count towards the team's overall score.

The Clan was tied for first place early in the day and was even as high as fourth on the leaderboard during the final three holes of the day. Simon Fraser is only nine strokes behind California Baptist for fourth place after the first round. The top three teams in the super regional advance to the national tournament.

After receiving selection as an individual for the NCAA Super Regional, Western Washington senior Jenn Paul shot a first-round score of 5-over-par 77 to finish in a tie for 20th place.

Play will resume on Tuesday with the second round beginning at 6:30 a.m. Pacific Time with Farner starting the action for Simon Fraser. 

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