The Maryville College women's golf team finished the first round of the Birmingham Southern College Southern Shootout in 10th place after attacking the Par 72, 5,802-yard course in Bessemer, Alabama with a 445 team effort.
Oglethorpe University holds the team advantage with a plus-26, 314 after the first 18 holes. Huntingdon College's Vanessa Leiterman tallied a 73 to lead the pace going into the second round.
The Scots' top scorer was Katelyn Witucki. The sophomore finished the first round in 47th place with a 14-over-par 86. Maryville had three additional scorers that included Grace Gass (T-56th, 101), McCall Smallwood (59th, 128), and Kaysi Royston (60th, 130).
Maryville will attack the Bent Brook Golf Course on Tuesday with aspirations to climb the team and individual leaderboards.