Blackman leads Lady Topper golf in Sorrento, Fla.

SORRENTO, Fla. — Georgina Blackman is tied for 21st individually to lead the WKU women’s golf team after Sunday’s first round of the MSU Spring Citrus Challenge.

Blackman, a junior, shot a 5-over 77 to pace the Lady Toppers on a challenging day at the par-72, 5,929-yard RedTail Golf Course.

WKU is tied for ninth in the 14-team field with a 315 total, but is just five strokes out of sixth and nine strokes out of fourth in the event hosted by Morehead State. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi leads at 298.

Freshman Bailey Tyree, competing as an individual, had a solid day with a 6-over 78 and is tied for 27th. This is just Tyree’s second outing of the season.

Junior Emily Alexander and freshman Mary Joiner each fired 79s for the Lady Toppers on the first day. Senior Daniela Galassi and junior Katie Story each shot 80.

WKU continues play in the three-day event with Monday’s second round, beginning at 7:30 a.m. CT with tee times.

MSU Spring Citrus Challenge First Day Results
T21. Georgina Blackman (77)
T27. Bailey Tyree (78)
T37. Emily Alexander (79)
T37. Mary Joiner (79)
T49. Daniela Galassi (80)
T49. Katie Story (80)

How to follow the Lady Toppers: For complete information on WKU Lady Topper Golf, follow the team on Twitter at @WKUWomensGolf.

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