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Northeastern State Athletics | May 3, 2015

Augustana leads tightly contested contest

  Northeastern State, 30-over-par 318, trails only Augustana in the opening round.

ARTLESVILLE, Okla. -- Northeastern State sits in second place after Sunday's opening round of the 2015 NCAA Central Super Regional Championship. The tournament is being contested at the par-72, 5,838-yard Hillcrest Country Club.

The RiverHawks posted a 30-over par 318 in Sunday's opening round and trail leader Augustana by two strokes. Central Oklahoma sits in third with a 31-over 319, while Concordia St. Paul is in fourth after carding a 37-over 325.

Sophomore Baylee Price, who finished fourth in the 2014 Super Regional, leads the way for the RiverHawks after carding a 3-over 75. She is in second place after one round of play, one stroke off the lead. Tavia Rutheford, playing as an individual from Souix Falls, is in first place.

Junior Kayla Schroeder, coming off her first career top-10 finish at the MIAA Championships, sits in eighth place after posting a 6-over 78. Senior Arizona Chin is in a tie for 19th after shooting a 10-over 82, while junior Charter Lawson carded an 11-over 83 and is tied for 23rd. Freshman Alexis Armon is tied for 44th after posting a 16-over 88.