AMARILLO, Texas (October 2, 2017)– Colorado State University-Pueblo Women's Golf worked their way into the top five after the first round of competition at the West Texas A&M Invite. Collectively, the Pack shot a +34 (322) on La Paloma course at the Tascosa Golf Club.
Despite their highest score of the fall season, the Pack leads all Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference schools at the tournament by 11 strokes. Their closest competition, Adams State University posted a +45 (333).
Two-time defending RMAC Women's Golfer of the Week, Courtney Ewing (Jr., Pueblo West, Colo.) shot a team-best 77 (+5). Ewing parred her last eight holes to finish the first day in 19th place. The Pack's co-captain led the field with 15 pars Monday.
Orakorn Thirayatorn (Jr., Meang Khonkaen, Thailand) placed 24th on day one with a +8 (80). Thirayatorn totaled 10 pars at La Paloma Golf Course.
Jolene Kam (Jr., Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia) carded a +9 (81). She will open day two in a tie for 26th place.
Rachanok Rahulpan (Jr., Pathumthani, Thailand) record a +11 (83) on the first day of competition. Rahulpan went into the clubhouse in 31st place in the 60 golfer field.
The Pack will look to maintain their place as the top RMAC squad in the field Tuesday in round two of the West Texas A&M Invite. Click Here for live stats on the final day of the tournament.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.