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    By John Lock
    SIUSalukis.com

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    NORMAL, Ill. - The Southern Illinois women's golf team is in eighth place at the Redbird Invitational after the first two rounds. The Salukis will play the final round tomorrow, starting with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

    SIU shot a 312 in the first round and were tied for fourth place after 18 holes. Ashleigh Rushing led the way in the first round, carding an even-par 72 for SIU in the first round. Rushing finished her second round with an 80 and is tied for eighth place individually.

    Southern shot a 323 in the second round and dropped four spots to eighth place. The Salukis are one shot behind seventh-place Drake and seven shots back of sixth-place Akron.

    Cassie Rushing posted back-to-back 78s and is tied for 22nd individually in the 86-player tournament. Amy Lee (79-83, t-41st), Shaina Rennegarbe (85-82, t-63rd) and Mattie Lindner (83-88, t-71st) round out the Saluki five. Alexis Gatton (86-84, t-68th) competed as an individual.

    Toledo (610) is the team leader by three strokes over Bowling Green (613). Illinois State's Katie Jean is the individual leader, carding a two-round total of 145 (+1).

    Follow tomorrow's final round through live stats via GolfStat by clicking here.

    SIU INDIVIDUAL SCORES
    t-8.) Ashleigh Rushing: 72-80 (152, +8)
    t-22.) Cassie Rushing: 78-78 (156, +12)
    t-41.) Amy Lee: 79-83 (162, +18)
    t-63.) Shaina Rennegarbe: 85-82 (167, +23)
    t-71.) Mattie Lindner: 83-88 (171, +27)

    t-68.) Alexis Gatton: 86-84 (170, +26)*

    *Competed as an individual

    TEAM SCORES
    1.) Toledo: 303-307 (610)
    2.) Bowling Green State: 312-301 (613)
    3.) Illinois State: 300-315 (615)
    4.) Ball State: 315-306 (621)
    5.) Bradley: 305-317 (622)
    6.) Akron: 322-306 (628)
    7.) Drake: 318-316 (634)
    8.) Southern Illinois: 312-323 (635)
    9.) Eastern Kentucky 322-314 (636)
    10.) Ohio: 322-320 (642)
    11.) Western Illinois: 318-325 (643)
    12.) Oakland 327-322 (649)
    13.) South Dakota State 318-338 (656)
    14.) Evansville: 344-319 (663)
    15.) Illinois Wesleyan: 332-339 (671)

     

     

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