FORT MYERS, Fla. — The WKU women’s golf team improved by 10 strokes Tuesday on the
second day of the 2017 Conference USA Women’s Golf Championship, moving up one spot
in the standings with one round to play.
The Lady Toppers carded four scores of 74 or better in the second round at the
par-72, 6,194-yard Verandah Club, notching a 295 total – the third-best round of the
day – to sit sixth in the 11-team field with a 600 total.
Middle Tennessee leads the pack at 583, while MTSU’s Jenna Burris is also the
individual leader with a 7-under 137 total. The Lady Toppers are just five strokes
out of second place as a team.
WKU junior Georgina Blackman is in sixth place individually with a 2-over 146
(72-74) tally and is just two strokes out of third place.
Senior Daniela Galassi is tied for eighth at 148 (75-73), notching the best 36-hole
performance of her career.
Junior Katie Story improved by six strokes Tuesday to jump to a tie for 32nd at 154
(80-74), and freshman Abigail Smee improved by seven strokes to a tie for 39th at
Freshman Mary Joiner is tied for 44th at 157 (78-79).
The Lady Toppers will tee off on the front nine in the final round at 7 a.m. CT
C-USA Women’s Golf Championship Second Day Results
6. Georgina Blackman (72-74-146)
T8. Daniela Galassi (75-73-148)
T32. Katie Story (80-74-154)
T39. Abigail Smee (81-74-155)
T44. Mary Joiner (78-79-157)
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