Women's Golf: Raiders 22nd After First Day of NCAA Championships

Rachel Markle
Rachel Markle

HOUSTON, Texas -- Mount Union's women's golf team holds 22nd place after day one of the Division III NCAA Women's Golf Championships Tuesday at the Bay Oaks Country Club.

The Purple Raiders carded a 357 on day one, which was two shots behind 20th place Gettysburg College and Drew University. 

The University of Redlands are in the lead of the 25-team field after scoring a 306 on day one. 

Mount Union was led by junior Rachel Markle (Solon) who fired an 86 while fellow classmate Morgan Stubbendieck (Akron / Hoban) finished two strokes behind her with an 88. 

Sophomores Emma Jeffries (Wooster) and Brianna Potts (Apple Creek / Waynedale) finished within a stroke of each other recording a 91 and 92 respectively. 

Junior Erica Mawhorr (Zanesville / West Muskingum) rounded out the five for the Raiders with a score of 97. 

Bailey Plourde of Centre College was the day one leader on the individual side after shooting a 71. 

Mount Union plays 18 holes Wednesday for the second day of the NCAA Championships with an 8:50 a.m. tee time at Bay Oaks Golf Club. 

2019 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships

Bay Oaks Country Club

Par 72 - 5889 Yards

Houston, Texas
Team Scores 
1. Redlands-306, T2. Methodist University-307, T2. DePauw University-307, 4. Williams College-309, T5. George Fox University-310, T5. Carleton College-310, T7. New York University-311, T7. Washington and Lee-311, 9. Claremont Mudd Scripps-315, T10. Washington U-St. Louis-319, T10. Rhodes College-319, 12. Grinnell College-323, 13. Wisconsin - Whitewater-328, 14. Transylvania-331, 15.Mary Hardin-Baylor-332, 16. Stevenson University-335, 17. Central College-336, 18. Illinois Wesleyan-339, 19. St. Mary's College (IN)-341, T20. Drew University-355, T20. Gettysburg College-355, 22. Mount Union-357, 23. Aurora University-369, 24. Westminster College - PA-406, 25. St. Scholastica-415
Mount Union Scores
T83. Rachel Markle-86, T93. Morgan Stubbendieck-88, T102. Emma Jeffries-91, T109. Brianna Potts-92, T118. Erica Mawhorr-97