Women’s Golf Takes Early Lead at Olivet Labor Day Tee-Off

Women’s Golf Takes Early Lead at Olivet Labor Day Tee-Off

Marshall, Mich., August 30, 2014 – The Washington University in St. Louis women's golf team fired a 310 and has a commanding 28-shot lead after the opening round of the 2014 Olivet College Labor Day Tee-Off Saturday at The Medalist Golf Club in Marshall, Mich. Washington U. had six of the top seven finishers on day one.

Washington U. holds the 28-shot lead over host Olivet (338), followed by St. Mary's College (350), Adrian College (365), Franklin College (367) and Manchester College (443).

Junior Connie Zhou (75), senior Olivia Lugar (77) and sophomore Samantha Han (78) each broke 80 and lead a field of 42 golfers. Sophomore Xin Fang (80, sixth place) and junior Erin Lawrence (89, 18th place) also made the start for Washington U. in the season opener.

The final round of the 2014 Olivet College Labor Day Tee-Off will conclude with 18 holes Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. (ET).

Individual Results:
1.                                 Connie Zhou – 75
2.                                 Olivia Lugar – 77
3.                                 Samantha Han – 78
T6.                              Xin Fang – 80
T18.                            Erin Lawrence – 89

T4.                              Erin Drolet – 79
T6.                              Jessica Wibawa – 80
9.                                 Emily Romanow – 82
T12.                            Carson Platnick – 86