Lady Patriot Golf in 1st at Southwest Classic

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Led by Junior Mercedes Rios, the Lady Patriot Golf Team fired an opening round 300 on Monday at Tierra Verde Golf Club to take the day one lead at the Southwest Classic.  Rios recorded a one-over par 73 on Monday, one shot shy of the outright individual lead, to provide the Lady Patriots with the early lead.

One shot shy of Rios, Sophomore Erin Barrington also played exceptionally well with her first round, two-over par 74.  Barrington will begin round two on Tuesday in fifth place overall.  “I was really proud of our upperclassmen today as they displayed their abilities to compete,” shared Head Golf Coach Kenny Trapp.

Also contributing to the Lady Patriots’ stellar day was Freshmen Macie Seeker (76), Sydney Williams (77), and Abbey Bradley (84) – all who will look to carry their momentum in to Tuesday’s final round.

The Lady Patriots will be back in action at Tierra Verde Golf Club in Arlington, Texas, on Tuesday, April 2.

Round 1 Results