The UMKC women’s golf team closed out the first day of play at the Pat Bradley Invitational in seventh place at the Lakewood Ranch Golf Course after shooting a first round 303.
Leading the Roos on day one was Cynthia Diaz (Bucaramanga, Colombia) who sits in a tie for seventh at +1 after birdieing the par-5’s of Nos. 5 and 9 and the par-3 13th.
Chandler Gallagher (Kansas City, Mo.) is one shot back of Diaz in a tie for 12th with a birdie on the par-5 18th, while Celine Lim (Shah Alam, Malaysia) and Maria Henao (Pereira, Colombia) are tied for 48th at +6.
In the round, Henao carded her lone birdie on the par-5 12th, while Lim tallied 12 pars on the day.
Cyrielle Kern (Paris, France), meanwhile, birdied No. 5 and is tied for 72nd after an 83.
Boston College holds the team lead in the event by a shot over USF and just nine over the Roos, while the Bulls’ Ning Phongpaiboon and Wyoming’s Gabrielle Gibson are tied for the individual lead at -1.
The Blue & Gold will be back in action again tomorrow morning for the second day of play.