March 2, 2006
RIO VERDE, AZ —
The University of Iowa women’s golf team is in third place after playing 18 holes at the Rio Verde Invitational Thursday. Northwestern is in first in the 17-team tournament with a score of 302 (+18). The Hawkeyes carded a 307 (+24) after the first round.
At the end of day one, freshman Tyrette Metzendorf leads the Hawkeyes with a 75 (+4) to put her in fourth. Junior Amy Riepma shot a five over par 76, to put her in a tie for 12th. Karla Murra fired a 78 (+7) for 22nd. Melanie Boyles and Maggie Gelber are both in 33rd after shooting 79 (+8).
The tournament will continue tomorrow with the next 18-holes at the White Wing Golf Course in Rio Verde, AZ. The final 18-holes will be played on Saturday.
Team Results (Par 284)1. Northwestern 3022. Western Michigan 3073. IOWA 3084. Texas Tech 3095. Michigan 310T6. Missouri State 311T6. Illinois 3118. Eastern Michigan 3129. Bradley 31310. Toledo 315T11. Indiana 316T11. Ohio University 316T13. Arkansas-Little Rock 322T13. Bowling Green 32215. Southern Illinois 32316. Ball State 32917. Xavier 332