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Women’s Golf Finishes First Round in Second Place

UK finishes first round of the Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invitational one stroke off lead


LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky women’s golf team finished the first round of the Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invitational in second place on Friday at the University Club of Kentucky. UK finished the round with a total score of 24-over-par 312, including junior Heather Lott finishing tied for fifth overall at 76.
The Cats are just one stroke behind the leader, UCF, while the rest of the top five is rounded out with Miami at 26-over-par 314, Illinois at 30-over-par 318 and Mississippi State at 32-over-par 320.
Individually, Lott lead the Wildcats as the only UK player to finish in the top 10. Senior Ashlee Rose and junior Ashleigh Albrecht are tied for 11th at 6-over-par 78. Albrecht was paced by an impressive eagle on the par-five 16th hole. Illinois’ Samantha Sloan sits atop the individual leaderboard with a 1-over-par 73.
Junior Megan Moir finished with an 8-over-par 80, leaving her tied for 25th, while junior Betsie Johnson ended the first round tied for 29th with an 9-over-par 81. Competing as an individual, sophomore Liz Breed finished at 10-over par and tied for 42nd.
“We battled through some tough conditions today, including strong winds, but we never gave up,” head coach Golda Johansson Borst said. “We will continue to fight for each shot tomorrow and play with confidence to overcome the obstacles that were presented to us today.”
With overcast skies and winds reaching near 30 mph the chilly weather played a major factor in today’s performances.



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