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Colonels in fourth after opening round at Callaway Gardens

Colonels in fourth after opening round at Callaway Gardens

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - The Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate was the first tournament on the spring schedule for the Centre women's golf team, and the Colonels made the most of their opening day of play. With 18 holes left, the Colonels sit in fourth place overall.

Centre had one of its best 18-hole team scores of the year, shooting 304 for their Monday round. The Colonels trail Methodist, Rhodes and Washington and Lee on the leaderboard. Centre currently sits two shots back of Rhodes and one back of W&L.

Individually, the low scorer of the day for Centre was freshman Bailey Plourde (Newcastle, Maine), who shot a round of 74 on Monday to sit in a tie for seventh place overall. Plourde played the back nine at two under par with a pair of birdies and no bogeys for a strong to finish to her round.

Also finishing in the top ten overall, Senior Alison Miller (Lexington, Ky.) finished one shot back of Plourde at 75 to tie for ninth, making her push on the front nine, going one under par for the first half of the course before finishing with a clutch birdie on the 18th hole.

Senior Madison Grant (Lexington, Ky.) posted a score of 76 to finish one shot back of Miller, staying in the top 15 overall on the leaderboard thanks to a strong back nine that saw her shoot even par. Grant sits in a tie for 12th place overall through 18 holes.

Senior Eliza Hudson (Mauckport, Ind.) and sophomore Cameron Cahill (Lexington, Ky.) finished off Centre's Monday rounds with respective scores of 79 and 87. Both players performed well on par 5s for the day, with Hudson shooting even par and Cahill shooting one under on the course's longest holes. Hudson was Centre's fourth player in the top 20 overall as she tied for 18th place through Monday's competition.

The Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate will wrap up play with the second round on Tuesday.