CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Loyola University Chicago women's golf team finds itself in sixth place on the team leaderboard following today's second round of the 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Women's Golf Championship in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
The Ramblers posted a team score of 328 on a rainy and windy afternoon on the par-72, 6,214-yard course at the Dalhousie Country Club to bring their 36-hole total to 643 (315-328). Loyola sits just nine shots back of a spot in the top three. Missouri State (302-314=616) leads second-place Wichita State (313-316=629) atop the team standings, while Evansville's Kayla Katterhenry carded her second even-par round of 72 in as many days to move to the top of the individual leaderboard at 144 (72-72).
Loyola was led on the day by the duo of junior Summer Moser and sophomore Elayna Bowser. Bowser, a native of Dearborn, Mich., fired her second consecutive round of 79 to move into 15th place at 158 (79-79). Moser, out of Lutz, Fla. matched her sophomore counterpart with a 79 of her own to make a 15-spot jump on the leaderboard into a tie for 24th with a 163 (84-79).
Senior Logan Willis turned in an 84 that has her tied for 16th at 159 (75-84). Freshman Sara Padilla resides in a tie for 39th after she shot an 86 to bring her two-day tally to 169 (83-86). Rounding out the Rambler quintet this afternoon was freshman Morgan Brown, who carded an 89 to put herself in a tie for 36th at 167 (78-89).
Final-round play at the 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Women's Golf Championship will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning.