NINETY SIX, SC – The Presbyterian College women’s golf team shot an opening round of 317 at the Big South Preview Tournament held at the Patriot Golf Club on Saturday.

Sophomore Maiken Bing Paulsen led the Blue Hose with a round of 76. She is tied for third, but six strokes off the leader Taylor Dodson from Gardner-Webb.

Abby Driscoll tied for 15th at 79. Ann Elizabeth Gore and Celia Mansour tied with rounds of 81 to round out the scoring for PC. Rylie Marchman also tied with Alexandra Demko, who was playing as an individual, with an opening round of 82.

PC was paired with Gardner-Webb (303) and Winthrop (307) for the first round. High Point shot 309 for third, ahead of PC in fourth. UNCA (325) and Radford (334) rounded out the field.

The Blue Hose will tee off on Sunday around 10:30 am.