FORT WORTH, Texas - It was a record setting day for the North Texas women's golf team in the opening rounds of the season at the Worldlink North Texas Fall Classic. The Mean Green fired a school record round of 291 and posted a 36-hole record low score of 588. North Texas shot the school-low round of 291 in the second round after opening the tournament with a 297.
North Texas is alone in second place after the first two rounds, just one-shot behind the clubhouse leader Sam Houston State.
Across the board it was low scores for North Texas as all five golfers are in the top 25. Kelsey Kipp had the best day with a score of 3-under par 141. Kipp shot an opening round of 1-under par 71 and cut a stroke off in the second round with a 2-under par 70. Kipp is alone in second place and she enters the final round one shot behind the individual leader Susannah Grunden of Bowling Green.
Chandra Alexander is tied for seventh place after back-to-back rounds of 2-over par 74. True freshman Chaslyn Chrismer, playing in her first collegiate tournament, is tied for ninth place after the first two rounds.
Chrismer shot an opening round of 74 and followed that up with a 75. Fellow true freshman Taylor Kilponen is just one shot behind Chrismer after the first 36 holes. Kilponen struggled with an opening round of 78 but rebounded with an even-par second round of 72. She is alone in 12th place with a score of 150 after two rounds.
Addison Long is tied for 22nd place with a 36-hole score of 153. Long shot an opening round of 78 and had a second round of 75.
The Mean Green had three individual players as Katie Paxton shot a 161, Brooke Bailey a 176, and Samantha Humphrey a 179.
The final round of the Worldlink North Texas Fall Classic from the Golf Club at Champions Circle begins tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start.