Wildcats make strides at Eagle Invite

Morgen Gonzalez
Morgen Gonzalez

STAFFORD, Va. – The Johnson & Wales University women's golf team played the first round of the Eagle Invitational on Saturday, improving their team total by 23 strokes from Friday's dual against Hood College.

Junior Shundiin Kauffman (Cortez, CO) and sophomore Ali Nava (Loveland, CO) both shot 135 for the Wildcats. Nava was 19 shots better from Friday's round, which was also played at Augustine Golf Club, while Kauffman bettered her score by 16 strokes.

Junior Hannah Marie Perry (Winterville, GA) finished with a round of 145 on Saturday while classmate Morgen Gonzalez (Crown Point, IN) carded a 170.

JWU concludes the Eagle Invite with Sunday's second and final round.