Pirates 12th After First Day Of NCAA Women's Golf South Regional

Pirates 12th After First Day Of NCAA Women's Golf South Regional

PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Armstrong State University women's golf team shot a first-round 312 to sit in 12th place after Monday's first day of the 2016 NCAA Division II Women's Golf South Regional at Marcus Pointe Golf Club in Pensacola, Fla.

Nova Southeastern (295) leads the 12-team field by just one stroke over Saint Leo (296), with Rollins (297), Florida Tech (298) and Montevallo (302) rounding out the top five schools. The top four teams in the regional advance to the NCAA DII Women's Golf Championships in Denver, Colo., on May 17-21.

Sophomore Nikita Arjun leads the Pirates after the first day of action, shooting a 77 to sit tied for 28th individually. Freshman Bailey Buie and senior Brendie Rockholt each shot first-round 78 scores and are tied for 35th individually, while sophomore Sophie Bargeron shot a 79 on Monday to sit tied for 48th individually. Senior Pamela Mosley rounded out the Pirates' scoring with an 82, sitting in 64th place.

Play continues at the 2016 NCAA Division II Women's Golf South Regional on Tuesday with a single round of 18 holes, with tee times beginning at 8:30 a.m. for the Pirates. Play concludes on Wednesday with a single round of 18 holes.