WOOSTER, Ohio – Three Earlham College women's golfers were among the top 20 after Saturday's first 18 holes at the College of Wooster Eva Shorb Weiskopf Invitational, allowing the Quakers to finish the first round in fourth place out of 10 teams in the tournament.
Earlham carded a 361 (+73) on Saturday at the par 72, 5,803-yard Wooster Country Club, and trail third-place Allegheny College (359, +71) by just two strokes. The Quakers hold a seven-stroke lead over fifth-place Baldwin Wallace (368, +80).
The host squad from the College of Wooster sits atop the team leaderboard with a 339 (+51).
Junior Hannah Toresdahl leads the Quaker contingent with an 87 (+15) in the first round, and is tied for eighth place. Teammate Megan Garner is one stroke behind Toresdahl in 10th place with an 88 (+16) over the first 18 holes. Emma Wilkins is also among the top 20 after the first round, firing a 90 (+18) on Saturday to finish the day tied for 14th place.
Natalija Ljutic is competing as an individual, and carded a 125 (+53) in the first round to finish the day 60th.
Wooster's Tongtong Wu leads the tournament through 18 holes with a nine-over 81. She holds a one-stroke lead over Ohio Wesleyan's Alexis Reichardt (82, +10).
Play resumes on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Wooster Country Club.
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