The William Woods University women’s golf team, sponsored by Fulton Medical Center, trails by one shot after the first round of the AMC Women’s Golf Championship, which is being contested at Redfield Golf and Country Club.
William Woods shot 50-over par 338 in the first round and the Owls trail by two to Columbia College. The Cougars, lead after shooting 49-over par 337 for the championship.
Leading the way for the Owls was junior Fumika Matsumoto. Matsumoto shot nine-over par 81 on the day and currently sits in second place. She finds herself four shots off the lead held by Morgan Reimer of Columbia College.
Junior Nikki Callahan comes in tied for fifth place on the day. She fired a round of 12-over par 84. She was the Owls second lowest scorer on the day.
Katie Warren, a junior from Swindon, England, currently sits tied for 10th after the first round. She shot 14-over par 86 on the day.
Megan Cullen currently sits in 12th place after shooting 15-over par 87. Cullen, a native of Morecambe, England, is one shot from being tied for 10th after the first day of action.
Rounding out the Owls was freshman Lucy Matthews. The London, England native shot 17-over par 89 on the day. She is tied for 13th after the first day.
The Owls return to action on May 2nd when they conclude the AMC Championships. The winner of the AMC Championships receives an automatic berth into the NAIA Women’s Golf National Championship, which will be played May 23-26 at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.