|Colonials Two Strokes Back at Niagara Invite|
Lewiston, N.Y. / Niagara Falls Country Club -- Three Robert Morris University women's golf team members are in the top-10 and the Colonials are in second-place after the first round of the 36-hole Purple Eagles Invitational being played at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston, N.Y.
Youngstown State leads the field with a 342 total, two strokes ahead of Robert Morris (344). Saint Francis (Pa.) is third (353) with host Niagara (358) in fourth and Mercyhurst (396) in fifth.
Sophomore Alee Everman (Dayton, Ohio / Centerville) is one stroke behind the first-round leaders in a two-way tie for third. The sophomore posted an 83 in the first round. Junior Tess Wolfe (Beaver Falls, Pa. / Blackhawk) carded an 87 to put herself in a tie for seventh.
Senior Elizabeth Wenger (Toledo, Ohio / Whitmer) shot an 87 in the first 18 holes and sits all alone in ninth place. Junior Jenna Rinker (Slippery Rock, Pa. / Slippery Rock (Clarion)) took 89 strokes to finish her round and sits 11th followed by sophomore Annie Bozich (Aliquippa, Pa. / Center) who is tied for 15th after her 92.
Playing as individuals, freshman Sarah Weber (Hudson, Ohio / Hudson) posted a 90 and is tied for 12th while classmate Tori Zachman (Hampstead, Md. / North Carroll) is tied for 27th after a 104.
The second and final round of the event will be played Tuesday, April 10.