Gustie Women 12th at Nationals 09 May 12

The Gustavus women’s golf team sits in 12th place after shooting a 324 (+36) on the opening round of the 2012 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships Monday at the Zollner Golf Course in Angola, Ind. Williams College is the day one leader after shooting a 307 (+19). Rounding out the top-three is Methodist University in second at 310 (+22) and DePauw University in third at 314 (+26).

Pacing the Gusties on day one was senior Ann Jackson (Fargo, N.D.). Jackson fired a five-over-par 77 to end up in a nine-player pileup in 10th place. Senior Rikka Holiday (Bozeman, Mont.) recorded Gustavus’ next best round with an 81 (+9), while fellow senior Taylor Drenttel (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) fired an 82 (+10). Holiday and Drenttel sit in 46th and 52nd place, respectively.