March 28, 2005
Bradenton, Fl - University of Maryland sophomore Katie Stepanek shot an even-par 72 in the first round of the 2005 Spider Spring Invitational and leads by five strokes heading into tomorrow's final round at The Legacy Golf Club at Lakewood Ranch. Stepanek and the Terrapins carded a first-round 319, five strokes better than second-place Montana.
Host Richmond holds the third spot with (325). Jillian Blanchard leads the Saints with a score of 84. Megan Angis tied for 20th, while teammate Bridget Erwin (90) is two strokes ahead of Laura Woolgar (92). Rachel Scalzo finished with 96.
The rest of the field follows with McNeese State (327) in fourth, Siena in fifth (353) and Citadel in sixth (361).
Play continues tomorrow with tee-off set for 8 a.m.
Fin. - School - Scores
1 - Maryland - 319 (+31)
2 - Montana - 324 (+36)
3 - Richmond - 325 (+37)
4 - McNeese State - 327 (+39)
5 - Siena - 353 (+65)
6 - The Citadel - 361 (+73)