Kreuzer In the Lead at West Texas A&M Desert Invite

Kreuzer In the Lead at West Texas A&M Desert Invite

Tucson, Ariz. – Lynn University's women's golf team is in third place after the first round of the West Texas A&M Desert Invite.  Helen Kreuzer is looking for her second victory of the year as she has three-shot lead 

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Standing: 
3rd of 17 teams
Location: The Lodge at Ventana Canyon | Tucson, Ariz.
History at Event: Second Appearance (T-3rd in 2018)
Par/Yardage: 72/5,978
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Blue and White shot 306 as a team and is 10 shots behind Cal-State San Marcos (296) and six back of Grand Valley State (300).  Host West Texas A&M (308) and Oklahoma Christian (306) are tied for fourth.
  • Kreuzer nearly had a clean scorecard, trading five birdies with two bogeys.  Her 69 is three strokes ahead four golfers in a tie for second.
  • Matilda Wahren is just outside the top-10 following a three-over 75.
  • Kristina Ortiz posted an 80 with Cristina Gutierrez and Serena Nguyen recoding matching 81s, respectively.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Kreuzer is aiming for her second career tournament win after taking top honors at the LMU Spring Kick-Off.
  • She is the only golfer to shoot under par
  • This is the first round of golf for Wahren since she shot program-record 66 in the final round of the Barry Invitational.
  • Lynn is tied with Cal-State San Marcos for par 5 scoring (+1) and is tied for third with eight total birdies.
  • Kreuzer is tops in the field in par 5 scoring (-3) and total birdies.

NEXT HOLE:
Lynn begins the final round paired with Cal State San Marcos and Grand Valley State with an 8 am shotgun start.