KILLEEN, Texas — Mary Hardin-Baylor struggled in its first round of the spring tournament season and the Cru is in fourth place after the opening day of the Lady Cru Spring Invitational.
UMHB posted a 333 team total and trail first-round leader Western Texas Community College by 27 strokes. Oklahoma Christian is in second place with a 307 and Wayland Baptist posted a 311 total for third place, 22 shots ahead of UMHB.
Oklahoma Baptist fired a 337 for fifth place, Southwestern University’s 345 is good for sixth place, U.C.-Santa Cruz is in seventh place at 365, Berry College carded a 377 for eighth place, Hardin-Simmons is in ninth place after shooting 392 and St. Thomas recorded a 446 for 10th place.
Taylor O’Rear fired the low individual round for UMHB, posting a 79 to tie for 10th place individually. Sara Eckert is tied for 18th place with an 83 for the Cru, Kelly Gonyea and Kristen Cain both carded 85′s to tie for 24th place, Victoria Thane recorded an 86 for 27th place, Allison Holly is tied for 28th place with an 87 and Emily Santos is tied for 41st place with a 94. Morgan Dockery of Oklahoma Christian has the individual lead after shooting a 73 on Monday.