MORTON, Minn. – The Bemidj State University women’s golf team finished day one of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women’s Golf Championship seventh of 13 teams. The Beavers finished the first round with a team score of 338 (+50) and are four strokes behind sixth-place Winona State University.
The Beavers were led by freshman Mollie Albrecht who posted an 18-hole score of 79 (+7) and sits tied for 14th individually. Senior Lauren Stockmoe was one stroke behind Albrecht at 80 (+8) and is tied for 16th. Her sister, Elise Stockmoe followed with a round of 87 and is tied for 39th while Taiylor Ellingson (92) and Jocelyn Nyblom (93) round out the Beavers’ top five scorers.
Augustana University leads the tournament after day one after firing a team score of 296 (+8) and are 14 strokes in front of second-place University of Sioux Falls (310, +22).
A trio of Augustana golfers lead all players in the tournament with Alex Stone in front with an even-par 72 while Molly Stevens is second at 73 and Lauren Tims third with a score of 74.
Round two is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., tomorrow morning followed by the third and final round Sunday.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).