Hodge Leads Lady Tiger Golfers at Lady Tar Heel

Landa Hodge posted a 1-over 73 to lead LSU at UNC Friday
Landa Hodge posted a 1-over 73 to lead LSU at UNC Friday
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – LSU’s Lana Hodge made a good season debut for the Lady Tiger golf team with a 1-over par 73 over the UNC Finley Golf Course at the Ruth’s Chris Lady Tar Heel Invitational Friday.

Also leading LSU’s opening day scores was Sydney Cavin who posted a 2-over par 74 on the first day of the three-day 54-hole event.

The Lady Tigers are in 14th place as a team after the opening day at 14-over 302. Wake Forest has taken the early lead in the event at 6-under par with Ohio State at -5 283 and Alabama third at 3-under 285.

Hodge is tied for 24th in the individual standings after her three-birdie, two bogey opening round as Jennifer Kupcho has the individual lead at 5-under 67. Cavin, who had 16 pars in her round of 74, is in a group at T35.

LSU also counted in the play five, count four format a 5-over 77 from Kathleen Gallagher and a 6-over 78 from Claudia De Antonio.

The second round begins just before 8 a.m. on Saturday with tee times off the first and 10th tees. LSU will tee off Hole 10 at 8:54 a.m. Follow live scoring at LSUsports.net through Golfstatresults.com and updates @LSUwomensgolf on Twitter and the recap at www.Facebook.com/LSUwomensgolf on Facebook.

Ruth’s Chris Lady Tar Heel Invitational
UNC Finley Golf Course – Chapel Hill, N.C.
First Round Team Results (Par 288)
1. Wake Forest 282 -6; 2. Ohio State 283 -5; 3. Alabama 285 -3; 4. Arkansas 286 -2; 5. NC State 288 E; T6. South Carolina 292 +4; T6. Duke 292 +4; 8. Tennessee 294 +6; 9. Louisville 295 +7; T10. Vanderbilt 296 +8; T10. Michigan 296 +8; T12. North Carolina 297 +9; T12. Virginia 297 +9; 14. LSU 302 +14; 15. North Carolina (B) 304 +16; 16. Rollins College 307 +19; Michigan State 309 +21; 18. UNC Wilmington 315 +27

Top 5 Individuals (Par 72)
1. Jennifer Kupcho, Wake Forest, 67 -5; T2. Lauren Stephenson, Alabama, 68 -4; T2. Nikolette Schroeder, Ohio State, 68 -4; T4. India Clyburn, NC State, 69 -3; T4. Ainhoa Olarra, South Carolina, 69 -3; T4. Jacqueline Twitty, Louisville, 69 -3.

LSU Scores
T24. Lana Hodge 73 +1
T35. Sydney Cavin 74 +2
T68. Kathleen Gallagher 77 +5
T77. Claudia De Antonio 78 +6
91. Monica Dibildox 80 +8

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