Women’s golf in seventh after day one

Grand Valley State University women’s golf team is in seventh place after the completion of day one of the NCAA Division II Women’s Super Region 1 competition hosted at Joliet Country Club, a par 72 course located in Illinois.

With one round played, the University of Indianapolis has a secure hold of the field (303 strokes) and is followed by Ashland (325 strokes), California-PA (327 strokes), Findlay (330 strokes) and Drury and Missouri-St. Louis, who are tied (333 strikes).

GVSU was led by freshman Gabrielle Shipley, who shot an 83 (T-19) and was led by recent GVSU student-athlete of the week sophomore Kelly Hartigan, who like teammates Marni Weinstein and Ashley Beard shot an 85 (T-30). The Lakers have a round one team score of 338 strokes. Competition will continue through May 7.