Hawkeyes 11th After IU Invite First Round

April 2, 2005

BLOOMINGTON, IN – The University of Iowa Women’s Golf Team is in 11th place after the first round of the Indiana Invitational held today on the par-72 (6,142 yards) Indiana University Golf Course. The Hawkeyes fired a first round total of 333. Notre Dame (312) leads the tournament by five strokes over Grand Valley State (317).

Iowa’s senior Liz Bennett and sophomore Karla Murra are tied for 20th place after both carded rounds of 81 today. Freshmen Jill Marcum and Maggie Gelber both stroked rounds of 84 and are tied for 45th place. Notre Dame’s Noriko Nakazaki fired a one-under par (71) and leads the tournament by three stokes over Toledo’s Natalie Storck (74).

Due to inclement weather the 54-hole tournament has been shortened to 36 holes. The final 18 holes will be played tomorrow on the Indiana Golf Course.

Team Results - Par 721.  Notre Dame      3122.  Grand Valley State      3173.  Toledo          3224.  Ohio            3235.  Wisconsin           3246.  Xavier          325    Marshall            3258.  Indiana         3279.  St. John's      329    UA-Little Rock      32911.  IOWA            33312. Illinois            334    Minnesota           33414. Ball State      33515. Ferris State        33616. Eastern Michigan        35017. Bowling Green       35518. Indianapolis        36419. UI-Fort Wayne       386
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