MESA, ARIZ. — The John A. Logan College women's golf team got off to a solid start Monday during the first round of play at the NJCAA Championship held at Longbow Golf Course in Mesa, Arizona.
The Volunteers posted an 18-hole score of 356, positioning them 10th out of 15 teams. Rend Lake is eighth at 349.
Top player for Logan was Kirsten Faulkner of Metropolis with a season-best 78. She is currently tied for 16th out of 109 golfers, seven strokes off the leader, Tiffany Chan, of Daytona State.
Not too far back was Adrian Brown of Carterville, who carded an 81, placing her in a tie for 23rd.
Chelsea Capel of Marion recorded an 88 and is tied for 49th. Payton Choate of Campbell Hill finished at 109, tied for 95th.
"I'm very proud of the girls' effort today," said Vols head coach Bill Glenn. "Overall, it was a solid round. I liked our attitude. Everyone was supportive of one another. I like what I have seen so far."
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Seminole State (Florida) leads the team standings at 303.
Rend Lake was led by Ali Christian's 81 and is tied for 23rd overall. Madison urgett is tied for 49th with a round of 88. Kaylyn Fuhrhop is tied for 56th after finishing with an 89. Ashley Sexton is tied for 62nd following a round of 91. Katie Garver is tied for 85th with a round of 100.
Day 2 of the four-day event resumes Tuesday morning.
-- Logan Media Services