Nikki Norlin leads the Barton Women’s Golf Intercollegiate after first round of play

Junior Nikki Norlin leads the Barton Women’s Golf Intercollegiate after day one Monday at the Wilson Country Club in Wilson, N.C.  Photo by Matt Proseus
Junior Nikki Norlin leads the Barton Women’s Golf Intercollegiate after day one Monday at the Wilson Country Club in Wilson, N.C. Photo by Matt Proseus

WILSON, N.C. – The Bulldogs' Nikki Norlin shot a two-over 74 to lead after round one Monday of the Barton Women's Golf Intercollegiate at Wilson Country Club.

The score for Norlin, a junior from Innisfail, Alberta, CANADA, was a career-low and three shots clear of the second-place competitor:  Mount Olive's Linn Andersson.  In addition, junior Clare McMahon (Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA) is tied for fifth for the Bulldogs with an 80 (+8).

Mount Olive leads as a team with a 317 (+29) on the par-72, 5,903-yard course, three shots better than Barton.

The second and final round takes place on Tuesday.

First Round Results

2019 Barton Women's Golf Intercollegiate
Monday, March 11 – Tuesday, March 12 – First Round Results
Wilson, N.C. (Wilson Country Club)
Barton, host school

1. Mount Olive  317 (+29)
2. Barton  320 (+32)
3. Belmont Abbey  337 (+49)
4. Westminster (Utah)  342 (+54)
5. Chowan  396 (+108)

Barton's Individuals
1. Nikki Norlin  74 (+2)
5t. Clare McMahon  80 (+8)
7t. Sydney Turner  81 (+9)
13t. Kelsey Woodall  85 (+13)
18. Shalie Williams  86 (+14)

19. Jailynn Thomas  87 (+15) - I