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COLUMBUS, GA – The North Georgia women's golf team opened play in their second tournament of the spring semester on Monday afternoon, shooting a team total 60-over-par 348 to sit in 10th place at the Lady Cougar Collegiate played at the Country Club of Columbus.
UNC Pembroke leads the event after the first round with a 315. Shorter (325), CSU, Lander (332) and Queens (333) round out the top-five. Out of 62 players, only seven shot a round under 80.
Columbus State's Nikki Crowley leads the field following a one-over-par 73 in the opening round, while UNC Pembroke's Dana Watkins is three strokes off the pace after a four-over-par 76.
The Lady Saints are 32 shots off the lead with a 348, sitting two shots behind Wingate University and 16 strokes ahead of the University of West Georgia. North Greenville rounds out the field at 85-over-par.
Erica Breeden paced North Georgia on day one, firing a 13-over-par 85 to sit in a tie for 24th place, while Abbey Gill was one stroke behind her teammate, finishing 14-over-par and in a tie for 26th place.
The final round of the Lady Cougar Collegiate Classic will get underway Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. at The Country Club of Columbus.