Blue Raiders in second after day one at Sun Belt Championship
Love, Knight tied for thirdApril 15, 2013 · @MTAthletics
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. - The Blue Raider women's golf team sits in second after day one at the Sun Belt Championship at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Fighting Joe Course at the Shoals.
Middle Tennessee recorded a 300 (+12) in the opening round of conference play, just two strokes behind tournament-leading FIU with a 298 (+10). Troy rounded out the top three with a 301 (+13) in the field of 11.
MT was led by a pair of players who shot even-par 72 as Allie Knight and Olivia Love posted the day's second-lowest total along with Troy's Sara Fennvik. FIU's Meghan MacLaren and UALR's Sofia Berglund lead the field with a 71.
Knight started the round with a pair of birdies and went on to record 14 even pars. Love carded three birdies on holes four, nine and 12, in addition to hitting 12 even pars. Overall, MT had seven birdies.
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