DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Newberry holds sole possession of ninth place after the first round of competition at the LeeAnn Noble Memorial tournament. The Wolves shot 29 over par for a 317 total in 18 holes.
Lee University leads the 16-team field with a combined 296 score which is eight over par. Young Harris, North Georgia, Columbus State U, and Lenoir-Rhyne round out the top five. Newberry trails Erskine by one stroke, but holds a three-stroke lead over both Converse and Catawba.
Newberry's strongest performer of the first round was Johana Lunackova, who finished the day four over par in a nine-way tie for 16th scoring 76.
The second round of the LeeAnn Noble Memorial will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday.