SIMPSONVILLE, Ky.—The Columbia women’s golf team ended day one and the first 36 holes at the highly competitive Cardinal Cup in 14th place. Columbia shot a 48-over-par 309-315-624 on Saturday at the University of Louisville Golf Course. The Lions will tee off the event’s final 18 holes on Sunday at 9:15 a.m.
First-year Kim Chiang led the Lions through day one as she currently sits in 40th place with a 10-over-par 74-80-154. Chiang carded two birdies en route to shooting a 74 in the first round.
Sophomore Ridhima Dilawari ended day one in 60th place with a 14-over-par 79-79-158. She totaled three birdies on the day. Junior Amy Ding is also in 60th place with a 78-80-158. She tallied one birdie.
Fourteen teams will compete in the event including Ball State, Charlotte, Columbia, East Carolina, Illinois, Kent State, Kentucky, Louisville, Memphis, Murray State, Richmond, Toledo, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin. Eight of the nation’s top-50 teams are competing in the invitational this weekend.
Check back at www.gocolumbialions.com for updates throughout the weekend.
The event marks Columbia’s final fall competition.