Pair of Pioneers in the Top 20 After Day One of WIAC Golf Championships

Pair of Pioneers in the Top 20 After Day One of WIAC Golf Championships

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women's golf team is in fourth place after Friday's opening round of the 2012 WIAC Women's Golf Championship at Bull's Eye Country Club in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

UW-Whitewater is the first round leader after posting a round of 344, +56, the Pioneers are 21 strokes back after recording a 365, +77. Individually, UW-Platteville is led by senior Kellsey Welter, who is tied for second after a round of 83 (+11). She is tied for second along with three others and they are just one stroke back of Nicole Wescott of UW-Whitewater.

Also in the top 20 for the Pioneers is senior Kelsey Lieving, who shot an 88 (+16) and is tied for 11th. Freshman Taylor Egnarski and sophomore Katie Gregorich are tied for 33rd after shooting identical scores of 97 (+25). Junior Stacy Heiling is tied for 40th after a 101 (+29) and sophomore Ashley Morales is 45th after a 106 (+34).

Due to an expected frost in the area, Saturday's second round will not get underway until 11 a.m.