March 27, 2014

JOHN D. HOMAN
Logan Media Services

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. - The John A. Logan College women's golf team battled the elements Monday in opening the spring season at a tournament in Cape Girardeau at Dalhousie Golf Course.

The Vols are in second place in the five-team field with a first-day total of 351. The second and final round will be completed today.

Sophomore Brittanie Garrison of Carmi led the Vols with a round of 83. Sophomore Abby Miller of Anna was second with an 87. Sophomore Dana Kaufmann of Carterville had the team's third-best score at 90 and sophomore Mollie Borowiak of Nashville followed at 91.

Freshman Kirsten Faulkner of Massac County checked in at 93, but her score was not counted toward the team score.

Playing as individuals, freshman Morgan Stacks notched a 92 and freshman Chelsea Capel (Marion) added a 99.

"I felt that it was a good start to the season considering the short amount of time we have had practicing outside and the weather conditions today," said Logan head coach Bill Glenn. "From what I hear, conditions may be even tougher Tuesday. Hopefully, the girls can block out the cold and the wind and perform to the best of their abilities."

William Woods College, based in Fulton, Mo., leads the tourney with a first-day score of 319.