After playing 36 holes on Monday (Oct. 7) at Findlay's William Beall Fall Classic, junior Sophie Hemleben is tied fourth place individually, while Ashland University's women's golf team as a whole is tied for 10th in the 17-team field.
Hemleben carded 72-75—147 on Day 1, including four first-round birdies, to be at 3-over par. She is three shots behind the 36-hole tri-leaders – Findlay's Meredith Wipper and Indianapolis' Cailyn Henderson and Pilar Echeverria.
Ashland as a team finished the day at 321-324—645. The Greyhounds are leading the field at 291-298—589, followed by Findlay (300-292—592).
Senior Megan Pollock came in at No. 2 for the Eagle women on Monday, ending at 80-81—161 and in 45th place. Sophomore Sophia Lowe went 83-81—164 and is tied for 51st place. Lowe's round of 81 was a career low.
Another senior, Logan Pottorf, is tied for 80th after an 86-87—173 day.
The second and final day of the William Beall Fall Classic will be Tuesday (Oct. 8) in Findlay.