WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's golf team shot an opening round 28-over par 312 and is tied for sixth place at the Golfweek Program Challenge, being played at the Caledonia Golf & Fish Club in Pawley's Island, S.C.
Campbell shot a 2-over par 286 in the first round and holds a 14-shot lead over second place Boston College (16-over par 300), while Troy is third at 17-over par 301, James Madison is fourth at 18-over par 302 and Central Arkansas is fifth at 20-over par 304. The Hoyas are tied with Austin Peay State for sixth place.
The Golfweek Program Challenge is a unique event, bringing together the men's and women's teams from both programs to compete for a tournament championship in their independent 54-hole events. The men's and women's final scores will be combined to crown an overall event champion.
Sophomore transfer Viktoria Lager (Princeton, N.J./West Florida Christian School) finished at 8-over par 79, while Stefanie Soelling (Everett, Wash./Everett) carded a 10-over par 81 and freshman Patricia Lee (Lone Tree, Colo./Highlands Ranch) shot a 13-over par 84.
The Golfweek Program Challenge continues on Monday before playing a final round on Tuesday.