Women's Golf Leads By Seven Strokes After First Day Of 2016 Peach Belt Conference Championships

Women's Golf Leads By Seven Strokes After First Day Of 2016 Peach Belt Conference Championships

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - The Armstrong State University women's golf team shot a first-round 301 to take a seven stroke lead on the first day of the 2016 Peach Belt Conference Championships on Friday at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla.

The Pirates' round of 301 is the lowest round shot by Armstrong State since the PBC Championships began in 2010, and it is tied for the second lowest single round in tournament history. Host Flagler (308) is in second place, followed by UNC Pembroke (311) and Montevallo (313). Young Harris (317) rounds out the top five teams.

Freshman Bailey Buie shot a two-over-par 74 to lead the Pirates individually, tied for her lowest single round this season. She is just one stroke off the individual lead of Linn Weber of Flagler (71), sitting alone in second place after Friday.

Senior Brendie Rockholt and sophomore Sophie Bargeron are each tied for third place individually after firing three-over-par rounds of 75, while junior Nikita Arjun is tied for ninth individually after a five-over-par round of 77. Senior Pamela Mosley rounded out the Pirates' scoring with a seven-over-par 79, tying for 15th indivdually.

Play continues on Saturday with a single round of 18 holes. The Pirates will tee off at 9:00 a.m. The 2016 Peach Belt Conference Championships conclude on Sunday.