Blackman Leads WKU Women’s Golf on First Day at UNF Collegiate

WKU women’s golfer Georgina Blackman is tied for 11th individually after a strong finish to the Lady Toppers’ first day Monday at the UNF Collegiate hosted by North Florida.

Blackman fired a 1-under 71 in the second round at the par-72, 6,002-yard Jacksonville Golf and Country Club, adding to her first-round 77 for a 148 total. She’s eight strokes back of the leader, Old Dominion’s Sana Tufail.

As a team, the Lady Toppers are 14th in the 16-team field heading into Tuesday’s final round, which begins at 7:30 a.m. CT with a shotgun start.

WKU ended the day with a 627 team total, opening with a 317 round before improving by 310 in the afternoon.

Freshman Mary Joiner is tied for 54th in the field with a 158 (80-78) tally, while junior Katie Story is tied for 58th at 159 (77-82). Junior Emily Alexander finished the day with a 162 (83-79) total, and senior Daniela Galassi sits at 178 (90-88).

WKU First Day Results

T11. Georgina Blackman (77-71-148)
T54. Mary Joiner (80-78-158)
T58. Katie Story (77-82-159)
T71. Emily Alexander (83-79-162)
86. Daniela Galassi (90-88-178)

How to follow the Lady Toppers: For complete information on WKU Lady Topper Golf, follow the team on Twitter at @WKUWomensGolf.


Zach Greenwell
Associate Director
WKU Athletic Communications/Media Relations

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