BLUFFTON, S.C. – It was a solid start to the 2017 fall season for the women’s golf team as West Georgia opened with a 298 in the first round of the Battle at the Beach at Old South Golf Links in Bluffton, S.C. and sit in a fourth place tie.


The Wolves, who played their first competitive round under new head coach Todd Selders, are six shots off of the leaders, SCAD-Savannah who opened with a 292 in Saturday’s opening round.


Junior Jordan Daniel shot the low round for the Wolves, firing an even par 72 in the opening round. Daniel is in a fifth place tie and trails the leader by two strokes.


Layne Marie Carter played a solid round in her first action as a sophomore, coming in at one-over with a 73. Carter sits tied in ninth place as she enters tomorrow final round of 18 holes.


Two-time GSC Player of the Year Franziska Bremm shot an uncharacteristic 76 on Saturday, and will enter Sunday six shots off the lead and in 30th place. Maria Torres was just one shot behind Bremm as her 77 sits her in a 42nd place tie.


Grace Gildner shot an 80 in her first competitive round in over a year. She will begin Sunday in a 62nd place tie.


West Georgia is tied with North Georgia in fourth with GSC foe coming in at third after round one with St. Leo in second. Host UNC-Pembroke is in eighth place after a 301 in Saturday’s opening round.


The Wolves begin Sunday off of hole one at 9:00 a.m. as they are paired with North Georgia and Flagler.