MONTPELIER, Va.—Senior Olivia Bowling (Charlotte Hall, Md. / St. Mary's) is tied for first out of 44 golfers after the first round of the Max and Susan Stith Invitational, hosted by the Randolph-Macon women's golf team, at the Hollows Golf Club.
Bowling, who is ranked No. 22 among Division III collegiate players, shot a three-over 75. Hope Giordano of Kutztown matched Bowling's score.
The Yellow Jackets, ranked No. 28 in the nation among Division III programs by GolfStat, finished the day second out of seven teams with a combined score of 320, just one stroke behind Methodist.
Four other R-MC players joined Bowling in the Top-10. Senior Rebecca Ream (York, Pa. / York) is tied for third while junior Katie Raymond (Rice, Va. / Fuqua) sits eighth at 79 and freshman Mia Alan (Virginia Beach, Va. / Kempsville) finished Round 1 tied for ninth with a score of 82.
The final round of the Max and Susan Stith Invitational is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday.
Max and Susan Stith Invitational-Round 1
- Methodist "A"—319
- Randolph-Macon College—320
- Kutztown Universtiy—323
- Methodist "B"—336
- Marymount (VA)—366
- Chowan University—422
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