HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (10/22/23) – Arkansas State senior women’s golfer Elise Schultz shot 6-under 66 and is tied atop the 96-player field following the first round of the Diamante Intercollegiate at Diamante Country Club.
Schultz, playing as an individual, tied her career-low round at 6-under 66 and ties for the second-lowest in program history. Schultz posted seven birdies and an eagle to offset one bogey and a double-bogey on the card. She is tied with Samantha Dizon of California Baptist for the lead, one stroke ahead of Canice Screene of Boston College.
A-State stands tied for fifth in the team standings with host Little Rock. The Red Wolves totaled 2-over 290 and are one stroke back of Memphis for fourth. California Baptist (-7), Boston College (-6) and Central Arkansas (-3) comprise the top three teams.
Anne-Lea Lavoie turned in her third par or better round of the season with a 1-under 71 to tie for 13th. Morgan Beaulieu shot even-par 72 to tie for 22nd while Olivia Coit and Shannon Berry were 1-over 73 to tie for 39th. Ashley Kim finished the opening round at 2-over 74 to tie for 51st and Charlotte Menager (+5) tied for 77th.
The second round is Monday followed by the final round Tuesday at Diamante Country Club. Live scoring is available on Golfstat.com.
First Round Results
T5 Arkansas State 290 (+2)
T1 Elise Schultz 66 (-6)
T13 Anne-Lea Lavoie 71 (-1)
T22 Morgan Beaulieu 72 (E)
T39 Olivia Coit 73 (+1)
T39 Shannon Berry 73 (+1)
T51 Ashley Kim 74 (+2)
T77 Charlotte Menager 77 (+5)
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