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Women’s Golf in First after Record-Setting Day One at William & Mary Invitational

Brauckmuller leads the field with 5-under 139

Day One Results (PDF)
 
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Marshall women's golf team sits in first place after the first two rounds at the William & Mary Invitational at the River Course at Kingsmill Resort. The Thundering Herd set a program record with a team score of 290 in the second round. Junior Shelby Brauckmuller leads the field of 73 with a 5-under 139.
 
"We played well today and kept it together even when the conditions were difficult," Herd head coach Brooke Burkahmmer said. "Same game plan tomorrow and patience will be the key to another successful round of golf."
 
Brauckmuller tied a career-best with a 4-under 68 in the first round. The junior came back in the second round with a 1-under 71. She finished the day with eight birdies overall.
 
Sophomore Kerri Parks is tied for 13th overall and improved by one stroke in the second round. Senior Ylva Forslund shot a 4-over 76 in the first round and then battled back to improve by four strokes to get an even par in the second round. Forslund is tied for 16th. Freshman Jackie Schmidt improved by three strokes in the second round and sophomore Stormy Randazzo bounced back in the second round as well with a five-stroke improvement.
 
Marshall leads Richmond by one stroke. The Herd's record setting second round broke the program's previous best of 292 set on April 22, 2015 at the Conference USA Championships.
 
Round three will get started Monday morning at 8:30 a.m., with a shotgun start.
 
FROM THE LEADERBOARD: 12 teams and 73 golfers
1 – Marshall University – 295 + 290 = 585 (+9)
1 – Shelby Brauckmuller – 68 + 71 = 139 (-5)
T13 – Kerri Parks – 74 + 73 = 147 (+3)
T16 – Ylva Forslund – 76 + 72 = 148 (+4)
T23 – Jackie Schmidt – 77 + 74 = 151 (+7)
T33 – Stormy Randazzo – 80 + 75 = 155 (+11)
 
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