SALISBURY, N.C. – The Cobra women's golf team opened play at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational with an 11th place finish in the opening round on Monday. Coker carded a team score of 345 (+57), while Newberry College shot 301 (+13) to take the lead with Carson Newman College taking second with a score of 307 (+19) and Tusculum coming in third at 313 (+25).
Leading the Cobras individually was Krista Thorpe (Bracebridge, Ontario) with a 11-over-par 83, while Caroline Dula (Salisbury, N.C.) carded an 85 (+13). Jessi McKenzie (McBee, S.C.) shot an 88 (+16) and Sara Allen (Fort Mill, S.C.) and Mallory Thompkins (Georgetown, S.C.) brought in scores of 89 (+17) and 90 (+18) respectively.
The Cobras will return to the course for the final round of play at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational on Tuesday at the 5,998-yard, par-72 Country Club of Salisbury.