UVU golf: Dougal tied for lead after Day 1 of GWC Tournament

By Jay Hinton

For the Deseret News

Published: Wednesday, April 24 2013 9:43 p.m. MDT

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Utah Valley University senior golfer Jordyn Dougal recorded an 9-over-par 81 on Wednesday and is in a three-way tie for first place after Day 1 of the Great West Conference Tournament.

Dougal, who has three top 10 finishes under her belt this year, is tied atop the leaderboard with Houston Baptist's Kelsey Lou-Hing and Chicago State's Andrea Rosado.

Dougal had one birdie and nine pars on the day at the par-72, 6,239 yard course at The Dominion Country Club.

UVU sophomore Lynn-Marie Nagel, who was top medalist at the tournament last year at Alpine Country Club in Highland, Utah, is tied for fifth after an opening-day 85, as is Heather Mathison.

As a team, the Wolverines (338) are tied for second with Chicago State, while University of Texas-Pan American is fourth (352).

Houston Baptist, which won the team title last year, is in first by one shot.

In addition to Dougal, Nagel and Mathison, Brooke Bliss is tied for 13th (86) and Kalea Heu is tied for 19th (91).

Day 2 of the three-day meet begins Thursday morning.

Jay Hinton is a sports information assistant at Utah Valley University.

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