AUGUSTA, Ga.—The Columbia women’s golf team concluded day one of the 12th annual 3M Augusta Invitational in a tie for 11th place at 308 (+20) on Friday at Forest Hills Golf Club. Columbia will tee off at 11:10 a.m. on Saturday.

Senior Camilla Vik led the Lions through the first 18 holes in 39th place with a 76 (+4). She totaled a 37 on the back nine as she carded six straight pars and finished the day with a birdie on the 18th hole. She concluded the day with 12 pars.

Seniors Jackie Chulya and Rachel Shi both shot a 77 (+5), junior Nancy Xu is currently in 51st place with a 78 (+6) and sophomore Amy Ding sits in 65th place at 81 (+9). Competing as an individual, first-year Emily Chu shot a 79 (plus-7) and is in 58th place.

Chulya came on strong on the back nine, notching a 36 (Even) after registering birdies on the 11th and 14th holes and five pars. She finished the day with 10 pars.

Shi carded a 37 through the first nine holes with a birdie and six pars. She finished with two birdies and nine pars.

Daytona State College concluded the first day in first place with at 287 (-1), while Purdue (Even, 288) and Tennessee (Even, 288) are currently tied for second place in the team competition. Three of the nation’s top-50 teams are competing in the field including No. 23 Purdue, No. 33 Tennessee and No. 45 Augusta. The Lions finished one shot behind host Augusta.

3M AUGUSTA INVITATIONAL TEAM LEADERBOARD

Augusta, Ga., Forest Hills Golf Club (Par 72, 6,248 yards)

Pos.

Team

To Par

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

1

Daytona State College

-1

287

-

-

287

2.

Purdue

Even

288

-

-

288

2.

Tennessee

Even

288

-

-

288

4.

Memphis

+4

292

-

-

292

5.

Kennesaw State

+9

297

-

-

297

6.

Troy

+10

298

-

-

298

7.

East Tennessee State

+12

300

-

-

300

8.

Ole Miss

+13

301

-

-

301

9.

Coastal Carolina

+17

305

-

-

305

10.

Augusta

+19

307

-

-

307

11.

COLUMBIA

+20

308

-

-

308

11.

Virginia Tech

+20

308

-

-

308

13.

James Madison

+22

310

-

-

310

14.

Eastern Michigan

+23

311

-

-

311

COLUMBIA PLAYER LEADERBOARD

Pos.

Player

To Par

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

T39.

Camilla Vik

+4

76

-

-

76

T46.

Jackie Chulya

+5

77

-

-

77

T46.

Rachel Shi

+5

77

-

-

77

T51

Nancy Xu

+6

78

-

-

78

T65.

Amy Ding

+9

81

-

-

81

T58.

*Emily Chu

+7

79

-

-

79

*Competing as an individual