FRISCO, Texas -- Shelby Hardy carded a four-under, 68 in the first round of the Southland Conference Women’s Golf Championships at the Frisco Lakes Golf Club in Frisco, Texas.
Hardy’s 68 ties the Bearkat record for low round at the conference tournament. Kirsten Spittler shot a 68 at Raven Nest when the Kats hosted in 2010. Spittler was three under on the par-71 course while Hardy shot the first postseason four under for SHSU.
The senior sits in first after day one of the event. She finished second as a freshman in 2010.
Sam Houston is tied for third after an 18-hole total of 299. The Bearkats are just seven shots back of the leaders, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at 292. Central Arkansas is in second at 293. The Kats are tied with Oral Roberts and Lamar.
The Bearkat’s 299 ties the school record for third lowest round at the league championships. The 2010 team set the record with a round of 285 at Raven Nest.
Nicole Budnik and Jenna Stene are tied for 18th after shooting a 76. Jessica Borth is 29th (79) and Meghan Musk is 33rd (82).
1 Shelby Hardy 68
T18 Nicole Budnik 76
T18 Jenna Stene 76
29 Jessica Borth 79
33 Meghan Musk 82