Kent State Leads After Day One At MAC Golf Championships

Updated 4/27/2007

Nashport, Ohio -- Kent State leads the field by 25 strokes after the first day of the 2007 MAC Women’s Golf Championship with a 36-hole score of 602 at Longaberger Golf Club. KSU’s Kira Meixner leads the individual scoring with a day one, one-over par total of 145 (71-74). Meixner is followed by Eastern Michigan’s Catherine Fortin (76-72=148) and Kent State’s Tara Delaney (75-74=149).


The Golden Flashes shot 17 over par through the first 18 holes and followed that up by turning in an eight over par performance in the second 18 holes. Eastern Michigan is currently in second place with a score of 627, followed by Western Michigan (641), Toledo (647), Ohio (654), Ball State (663), Northern Illinois (666) and Bowling Green (671).


Ball State’s Kirsty O’Connor provided some excitement during the second round when she recorded an ace on the 145-yard par three 12th.


The third round of the 2007 MAC Women’s Golf Championship will get underway at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday with the final round of 18 scheduled for Sunday at 8 a.m.


Links to live scoring of the championship can be viewed via the MAC web site at and the Eastern Michigan web site at Complete statistics can also be accessed at the bottom of this page.


Team Scores

1.Kent State: +26 (305-297=602)

2.Eastern Michigan: +51 (317-310=627)

3.Western Michigan: +65 (317-324=641)

4.Toledo: +71 (323-324=647)

5.Ohio: +78 (326-328=654)

6.Ball State: +87 (340-323=663)

7.Northern Illinois: +90 (330-336=666)

8.Bowling Green: +95 (341-330=671)


Top-Five Individual Scores

1.Kira Meixner, KSU: +1 (71-74=145)

2.Catherine Fortin,EMU: +4 (76-72=148)

3.Tara Delaney, KSU: +5 (75-74=149)

T4.Kirby Dreher, KSU: +11 (81-74=155)

T4.Maddi Swaney,KSU: +11 (80-75=155)

T4.Erin Thorne, WMU: +11 (78-77=155)