COLUMBUS, Ohio – One stroke back from breaking into the Top 10, the Ohio State women’s golf team is currently in 11th after 18 holes at the Bryan National Collegiate in Greensboro, N.C. The Buckeyes fired a first round score of 306 on the par 72, 6,386-yard Champions Course at the Bryan Park Golf and Enrichment Center.

The 17-team tournament, which features 13 teams in the Top 50 of the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, is currently led by Tennessee who notched an even round of 288. The Volunteers are led by Erica Popson who is tied for first with Wake Forest’s Michelle Shin at 2-under 70.

Leading the Buckeyes is senior co-captain In Hong Lim who is tied for 10th after an opening round of 1-over 73. The Melbourne, Australia, native carded four birdies throughout the day to conclude the round in the Top 10.

Opening the tournament with a birdie on hole No. 10, Amy Meier is currently tied for 33rd. The sophomore from Rochester Hills, Mich., also found a birdie on hole No. 13 to end the day with a score of 76.

Also carding two birdies in round one was junior Nara Shin. Tallying a round 78, Shin is currently tied for 51st after 18 holes.

One stroke back from Shin is sophomore Susana Benavides who is tied for 60th at 79.

Rounding out the Buckeye lineup is sophomore co-captain Rachel Rohanna who fired a round of 80 to sit in a tie for 65th.

The second round of the three-day, 54-hole tournament will take place tomorrow with tee times starting at 8:30 a.m.

Bryan National Collegiate – Day 1
Champions Course, Bryan Park Golf and Enrichment Center, Greensboro, N.C.
Par 72, 6,386 yards

Team Standings
1. Tennessee   288 (E)
2. Wake Forest   294 (+6)
3. North Carolina  295 (+7)
4. Virginia   296 (+8)
5. Vanderbilt   299 (+11)
6. Duke    301 (+13)
7. Louisville   303 (+15)
8. Washington   304 (+16)
T-9. South Carolina  305 (+17)
T-9. Michigan State  305 (+17)
11. Ohio State   306 (+18)
12. Northwestern  307 (+19)
13. Florida State  308 (+20)
T-14. UNC Greensboro  311 (+23)
T-14. North Carolina State 311 (+23)
T-14. UNC Wilmington  311 (+23)
17. College of Charleston 321 (+33)

Ohio State Results
T-10. In Hong Lim  73 (+1)
T-33. Amy Meier   76 (+4)
T-51. Nara Shin   78 (+6)
T-60. Susana Benavides  79 (+7)
T-65. Rachel Rohanna  80 (+8)

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