VERONA, Wis. — The University of Iowa women’s golf team sits in a tie for eighth place following the first round of the Badger Invitational, which is being held at the University of Wisconsin University Ridge Golf Course. The Hawkeyes shot a 298, putting them two strokes out of seventh place.
A trio of underclassmen – sophomore Paula Miranda and freshmen Riley Lewis and Shannyn Vogler – are leading the Hawkeyes. Miranda and Vogler are tied for 12th with one-over par 73s (+1), while Lewis shot a 74 (+2) to tie for 23rd place.
Lewis had four birdies in the round, while Miranda and Vogler recorded three birdies, respectively.
Notre Dame leads the field with a four-under par 284. The Fighting Irish’s Lauren Beaudreau is the individual leader with a five-under par 67.
T12. Paula Miranda 73
T12. Shannyn Vogler 73
T23. Riley Lewis 74
T55. Jordan Amelon 78
T66. Madison Dabagia 81
T8 IOWA 298
COACH MENZEL QUOTE
“We saw some solid things today. Paula and Shannyn lead us with solid starts today. It was great to see Riley bounce back and play tough on the back 9. We are learning each day and look forward to having a better team day tomorrow.”
The Hawkeyes will compete in the second round on Monday beginning at 9:50 a.m. (CT).