ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Mount Union junior Mary Snode (Alliance/Marlington) is tied for the lead after day one of the 2011 Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Golf Championships at Tannenhauf Golf Club in Alliance.
Snode carded an eight over par 80 and is tied with Ohio Northern's Emily Gedert with 10 players within six shots of the lead.
Defending champion Otterbein leads the event with a team score of 331, Ohio Northern is nine shots back in second with a 342 while Mount Union and Baldwin-Wallace are tied for third 17 shots behind (348).
The tournament wraps up with 18 holes on Sunday.
2011 OAC Women's Golf Championship
Tannenhauf Golf Club (Alliance, Ohio)
Par 72 - 5,899 yards
1. Otterbein 331, 2. Ohio Northern 342, 3. Baldwin-Wallace and Mount Union 348, 5. Capital 370, 6. John Carroll 384, 7. Muskingum 411, 8. Wilmington 411.
Top 5 Individuals
T1. Mary Snode (Mount Union) and Emily Gedert (Ohio Northern) 80, T3. Catherine Brunoehler (Otterbein) and Kelsey Tosca (Otterbein) 81, 5. Allie Pulos (Otterbein) 84.