Women's golf ninth after day 1 at NJCAA nationals

Haley Kapanicas
Haley Kapanicas

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  Braselton, Ga. – The Mesa women's golf team stood in ninth place after the first day of play at the NJCAA national championship Monday.

  The T-Birds shot a 339 on opening day at the Chateau Elan Resort course and were just nine shots behind fifth place Iowa Western in fifth place. Daytona (Fla.) State, however, breezed to a 300 to take the early lead by six shots over Seminole (Fla.) State.

  MCC was led by Haley Kapanicas who was tied for 16th place in the 120-place field with a 79.

  She was followed by Megan Fusak whose 81 put her in a tie for 27th place. Madison Tjaden carded an 88 to tie for 58th place and Cheyanne Stewart rounded out the Mesa scoring with a 91 and a tie for 72nd place.

  The tournament continues through Thursday.

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