Fast Out of the Blocks

CSU women take early lead at DU's Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate in Highlands Ranch

by Gary Baines - 10/5/2018

The Colorado State University women's golf team grabbed a five-stroke lead after Friday's opening round of the Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate.

The 54-hole event is being played at the newly-renamed University of Denver Golf Club at Highlands Ranch, which was formerly known as Highlands Ranch Golf Club. The course was gifted to DU in 2011 by the the family of the late Ron Moore. Moore played on the DU golf team during the 1950s and is now a member of the DU Athletic Hall of Fame as well as the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame.

The Rams shot an 2-par 286 on Friday, which was five better than second-place Kansas. Host DU, the defending champion, holds eighth place at 300 in the 16-team event, while the University of Northern Colorado is 11th at 304.

CSU's Saga Traustadottir, a freshman from Iceland, fired a 2-under-par 70 on Friday to share the individual lead with Amy Chu of Washington State. Ram teammates Katrina Prendergast, Ellen Secor and Haley Greb all posted 72s, good for a tie for fifth place.

Coloradan Erin Sargent, playing for Wyoming, shares third place individually after a 1-under-par 71.

Sophie Newlove led DU individually with a 72 on Friday, while Beah Cruz paced UNC with a 74.

The tournament will continue through Sunday.

Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate
Oct. 5-7, 2018 at University of Denver Golf Club at Highlands Ranch

1. Colorado State 286
T1. Saga Traustadottir 70
5. Katrina Prendergast 72
5. Ellen Secor 72
5. Haley Greb 72
42. Jessica Sloot 76
Competing Only as Individual
63. Sydney Smith 78

8. Denver 300
5. Sophie Newlove 72
11. Alison Armstrong 73
42. Mary Weinstein 76
74. Alyson Bean 79
79. Maggie Cowart 80
Competing Only as Individuals
11. Camile Enright 73
17. Trussy Li 74
63. Anni Heck 77

11. Northern Colorado 304
17. Beah Cruz 74
27. Marisa Hisaki 75
49. Morgan Sahm 77
63. Nicole Polivchak 78
86. Jenna Chun 82
Competing Only as Individual
63. Hanna Atkins 78

3. Coloradan Erin Sargent, Wyoming 71
17. Coloradan Sarah Hankins, Wyoming 74

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