WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The IUPUI women’s golf team checked a second cycle 295 on Monday (Apr. 26) at the 2021 Horizon League Championships and now enter Tuesday’s last round tied on the leaderboard with Youngstown State at 598. IUPUI’s second cycle 295 denoted the best round of the competition up to this point.
Amelie Svejda drove the accuse of a 2-under 70 and first year recruit Shelby Busker set up a 1-more than 73. First year recruit Annaliese Fox checked a 2-more than 74 and Kara Blair balanced the scoring group of four with a 6-more than 78. Rookie Madeleine Pape had a second cycle 80 on Monday.
For what the Jaguars needed scoring, they compensated for in scrambling and saving money on Monday. A whirlwind of standards pushed IUPUI to the highest point of the leaderboard promptly in the day as both Busker and Svejda played the front nine to 1-under.
“We just went in and grinded it out,” Svejda said. “We’ve put in a lot of short game practice, so it just felt good to get a lot of up-and-downs and we did that really well today.”
Svejda was almost faultless all through, making three birdies and a solitary intruder on No. 13. Busker additionally made three birdies which remembered a tap-for birdie on No. 14 after she botched a hawk opportunity.
“It felt good. Really I did just hang in there though. Putts really just weren’t dropping, so I just had to keep giving myself opportunities and trust the process,” Busker said.
Svejda sits second generally at 143 (73-70) and Busker is at present fourth at 148 (75-73). Fox moved into the main 10 and is tied for 10th by and large at 153 (79-74). Fox was even through 12 preceding consecutive intruder pushed her to 2-over. She shut with four straight standards as a component of her round of 74.
Blair’s round comprised of a birdie and seven intruder while Pape finished her day with a noteworthy birdie putt on No. 18.
Fox drives the field with 25 standards and Blair, Busker and Svejda are largely tied for third generally speaking with 23 standards each. Svejda is second among the field with seven birdies while no other IUPUI player has multiple birdies for the week. As anyone might expect, Svejda drives the field in standard 5 scoring, having played Ackerman-Allen’s four longest openings to 4-under for the week.
Svejda trails YSU’s Katlyn Shutt by three shots independently heading into Tuesday’s last 18. The pair are the lone two players under standard after 36 holes.