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Zoe Camus (above) and Meghan Perry each shot 74 Saturday.
Courtesy: Denis Concordel, Widgic Sports Photography

Women's Golf Third after Round One at Rio Verde

Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: March 09, 2013
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RIO VERDE, Ariz. -- The Ball State women's golf team is tied for third place in a 17-team field following Saturday's opening round at the Rio Verde Invitational.

After rain washed out Friday's round and the tournament was shortened to 36 holes, the teams were finally able to get on the White Wing course Saturday at Rio Verde Country Club.

Ball State carded a team total of 12-over par 300 and sits in a third-place tie with fellow Mid-American Conference program Toledo.

Northern Arizona is leading the event at even-par 288, followed by Eastern Michigan of the MAC at 7-over 295. A total of seven MAC teams are competing.

Meghan Perry and Zoe Camus posted the best individual rounds Saturday for Ball State. Both golfers turned in rounds of 2-over par 74 and will enter Sunday's final round tied for 11th place, four strokes behind tournament leader Stephanie Kim of Northern Arizona at 2-under par.

Ball State's Autumn Duke and Jenna Hague both shot 4-over rounds of 76 and are tied for 28th place. Sarah Westaway is tied for 45th at 6-over 78. She is tied with teammate Karley Dobis, who is competing in the tournament as an individual.

The tournament will conclude Sunday with the final 18 holes. Play is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. MT (10 a.m. ET) with live scoring available at

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