DADE CITY, Fla. – An opening round 300 for the UWG women’s golf team puts the Wolves in sixth place after one day of competition at the Saint Leo Women’s Golf Invitational at Lake Jovita Country Club in Dade City, Fla.


The Wolves trail first round leaders Nova Southeastern by 14 strokes as the Sharks shot a 286 to open the tournament.


West Georgia was led on Monday by Layne Carter as the sophomore shot a one-over par 73 to open the tournament. Carter made four birdies on the day including back-to-back birdies on holes four and five. Carter is in a 12th place tie individually as she begins tomorrow’s final round.


Junior Franziska Bremm shot a three-over par 75 on Monday, and was plagued by a triple bogey on the 10th hole. Bremm made a pair of birdies on the day, including one on the par four 18th and begins the final round in 20th place.


Jordan Daniel and Grace Gildner both fired rounds of 76 on Monday as the pair each made two birdies on the day. The duo sits in a 25th place tie on the individual leaderboard.


The front nine was a solid start for Maria Torres on Monday as she fired an even par on holes 1-9, but a five over back-nine would give the senior a 77 on Monday, putting her in a 30th place tie with 18 holes left.


The Wolves trail leaders Nova Southeastern, as well as Tampa, hosts St. Leo, Florida Tech and Flagler as they begin tomorrow’s final round.