April 22, 2014
GULF SHORES, AL - Florida Atlantic University's women's golf team completed the opening round of their first appearance at the Conference USA Women's Golf Championship on Monday, April 21. The Owls sit in 12th-place going into Tuesday's second round at The Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club.
FAU's team was led by Jacqueline Shelly who tied for 29th shooting 76 in the first round. Christina Langer followed with 78 strokes, tying for 36th-place. Madden Leen shot 80 strokes during Monday's play to tie for 49th. A two stroke difference put Kayla DeSuza in a tie for 58th with 82. To round out the Owls' team was Nicole Marino in a 61st-place tie with 83 strokes.
Defending champion No. 34 Tulane finished the day in the lead by five strokes with seven-under 281 on the par 72, 6,145-yard course. Round two will begin on Tuesday with FAU teeing off on hole 10 at 7:30 a.m.