Paulak Two Shots Off Lead Through First Round at MVC Championship

first_img“We played well in tough conditions today. The ladies were patient and fought hard all day. We had some slip ups and missed opportunities, but we are still in good position after the first round. We have plenty of golf left and tomorrow’s forecast looks much better,” said Drake head coach Rachael Pruett. First Round Results Story Links The Bulldogs will continue play at MVC Championship with the second round on Tuesday. The first group is set to tee off at 10:30 a.m. Despite battling near freezing temperature and a steady 25 mph wind all afternoon, Drake’s freshman Sam Paulak led the field with four birdies and finished five-over-par, 77, and is tied for eighth place. She is just two shots back from the leaders. Sophomore Sigurlaug Jonsdottir fired a six-over, 78, and is tied for 13th place, while the rest of the Bulldogs, junior Grace Dunn, senior Madison Glennie and sophomore Aimee Gerschke, each carded an 81 and are tied for 29th place. The Bulldogs totaled a score of 317 and are in fifth place, trailing fourth-place Southern Illinois by five strokes and third place Loyola by seven shots. Missouri State sits on top of the leaderboard through 18 holes with a score of 305 and holds a four-shot lead over second place Indiana State. NEWTON, Kan. – The Drake University women’s golf has all five Bulldogs in the top-30 through 18 holes at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship Sunday at the Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, Kan.  Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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