MARION, Ind. – The Taylor women's golf team opened its fourth season of competition with its best round to date, firing a school record team score of 339 during the first round of the Indiana Wesleyan Fall Invitational.
Sophomore Courtney Feagans and freshman Raquel Helton rounded out the scoring for the Trojans with rounds of 87 while freshman Elizabeth Jackson added a 90 in her first collegiate action. Freshman Hana Padgett added a 102 playing as an individual.
The Trojans finished round one in fourth place in the 12-team field. Siena Heights leads with a score of 317, followed by Olivet Nazarene (326) and Northern Ohio (328). The Trojans are the top Crossroads League team in the field, leading the hosts from Indiana Wesleyan (345) as well as Grace (393), Mount Vernon Nazarene (393), Huntington (402), and Spring Arbor.
"It was a solid performance from the ladies in our first event of the year," Taylor coach Julie Flores said. "While I'm happy we are in fourth place I am anticipating our scores will be even better tomorrow and hopefully we can move up the leaderboard. I'm excited with what this group can accomplish this season."
The Trojans will look to move up the leaderboard in the final round on Saturday with a shotgun start slated for 9:00 am.