San Antonio–Ursula Perez is tied for 12th overall, helping to lead St. Mary’s University to a sixth place standing after the first day of the Lady Rattler Roundup, played on Monday at The Republic Golf Course.
Perez (Jr., San Antonio) shot a seven-over par 78 on the 5,810-yard course to finish five strokes behind co-leaders Whitney McAteer of Northeastern State University and Melanie Tham of Tarleton State University, who are tied after shooting identical 73s.
After Perez, Jenna Wessels (Sr., Katy, Texas) is 21st with an 81, Alejandra Cantu (So., Mission, Texas) is 30th with an 83, Cami Ferguson (Fr., New Castle, Calif.) is 38th with an 86, Julia Dickens (Fr., Fredericksburg) is 43rd with an 87 and Erika Patterson (So., San Antonio) is 57th with a 94.
In the team competition, Tarleton State leads Northeastern State by nine strokes, 299 to 308. Angelo State University is third at 315, St. Edward’s University is fourth at 320, West Texas A&M University is fifth at 324 and St. Mary’s is sixth at 328.
The tournament will wrap up on Tuesday with the final round, starting at 8:30 a.m. at The Republic Golf Course.
Team Scores: 1. Tarleton State 299, 2. Northeastern State 308, 3. Angelo State 315, 4. St. Edward’s 320, 5. West Texas A&M 324, 6. St. Mary’s 328, 7. Western New Mexico 332, Incarnate Word 332, Hawaii-Hilo 348, 10. Southwestern Oklahoma St. 354, 11. Texas A&M-International 417.
Individual Scores: 1. Whitney McAteer (NSU) 73, Melanie Tham (TSU) 73, 3. Jacqueline Lau (TSU) 74, 4. Raelyn Smith (ASU) 75, Carla Cooper (TSU) 75, Maury McCormick (ASU) 75.
St. Mary’s Scores: 21. Jenna Wessels 81, t30. Alejandra Cantu 83, 38. Cami Ferguson 86, 43. Julia Dickens 87, 57. Erika Patterson 94.