The fifth-ranked Embry-Riddle women’s golf team shot 316 and currently sit in third place after the first round of the Bash at the Beach Saturday.
Play began in windy and cloudy conditions on the Legends course for the Eagle women on Saturday morning. Bea Serra and Fabys Barreto-Guzman led the way for the Blue and Gold in the first round of play, both shooting 76. Serra and Guzman, who are tied for second on the leaderboard, both fired a 38 on the front and back nine.
Pia Jenko, tied for 11th, was the next low scorer for the Eagle women. Jenko shot 42 on the front nine, but finished with a three-over par 39 on the back to finish with a 81.
Connie Pitenis finished two strokes back of Jenko with a 83 on the first day of play. The junior from Daytona Beach finished tied for 16th on the leaderboard.
Heather Wiquist and Charlotte Orren also competed for the Eagles at the tournament. Wiquist shot 91 and is tied for 36th, while Orren shot 87 and is tied for 29th.
Seminole State College leads the eight-team tournament with a low team score of 308. NCAA I Bethune-Cookman (314) is second, Northwood (328) is fourth and University of Cumberlands (338) rounds out the top five.