Play Halted Mid Round in Lawrence

Lawrence, Kan. – Sophomore Paula Miranda leads the way for the University of Iowa women’s golf team through the first round and a half at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational on Monday at the Lawrence Country Club.

The Hawkeyes had to stop play in the middle of round two due to darkness at 6:45 p.m. (CT). They completed 10-14 holes and will finish the rest of Round 2 in the morning before starting Round 3.

Miranda played well throughout both rounds with two birdies in each round. The Puebla, Mexico, native is tied for 31st place with a 126 (+10) total through 29 holes.

As a team, the Hawkeyes are tied for 13th place overall after shooting a 328 (+40) in their first round and are +16 through 10-14 in Round 2.

Freshman Madison Dabagia is the next highest Hawkeye on the leaderboard, as she sits in a tie for 42nd with a 128 (+12). Dabagia tallies two birdies during Monday’s rounds.

Kent State leads the tournament with a seven over par 289 (+1) plus a current (+6). Kent State’s Mayka Hoogeboom is the current individual leader with a one-under par 128 through 32 holes.

The Hawkeyes will complete round two before they close out the tournament Tuesday, beginning at 10 a.m. (CT).