(Slidell, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans men’s and women’s golf teams completed two rounds of action on day one of the Loyola New Orleans Spring Invitational at Oak Harbor Golf Club on Monday.
Three Loyola women placed in the top 15 individually. Freshman Alexis Hazard is tied for seventh after finishing with a 163. Freshman Sarah-Anne Smurlick ended the day in 12th place, scoring a two-round total of 169. Sophomore Alexis Vega sits 15th after shooting a 173.
Loyola freshman Valentin Riebesell, competing as an individual in the tournament, shot a 156 on the day and sits 14th individually on the men’s side.
Freshman Heather Shake of the University of Houston-Victoria ended day one in first place individually, scoring two over par in round one and one over in round two for a combined 147. The UHV women’s squad commands the competition through the first day with a total score of 644.
Spring Hill College freshman Wesley Hunter scored a 142, shooting two under par in his second round of the day, to top the men’s competition individually. The University of Mobile’s men’s squad tallied a 594 36-hole total to rank first after day one.
Three Loyola men’s golfers finished the day with an individual score of 165 to lead the Pack. Freshmen Keith Burkard and Cody Leis and redshirt junior George Ramirez paced the Wolf Pack men en route to a team total score of 661 across two rounds.
Freshman Alexis Hazard shot an 83 in the first round and improved to 80 in the second for a combined individual score of 163 to lead the Wolf Pack women. As a team, the women’s squad shot 679 on the day.
Both the men’s and women’s squads are scheduled to play 18 holes on Tuesday with a tee time set for 8:30 a.m.