Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Sophomore Alexa Rancourt's 78 helped Furman into fourth place after 18 holes in Southern Conference Women's Golf Championship on Sunday at the par-72 Moss Creek Golf Club.
Rancourt, a native of Portland, Maine, birdied two of her final eight holes to card an even par 36 on the back nine and earn a share of 11th place. She is four strokes behind tournament leader Emma de Groot (+2) of Chattanooga.
The Paladins (+32) are 17 strokes off of the first round pace set by No. 35 Chattanooga (+15). UNC Greensboro (+23) currently holds second place with College of Charleston (+25) two strokes behind in third place following round one.
Round two of the SoCon Championship is set for Monday morning with Furman set to tee-off beginning at 9:40 a.m. Final round action is set for Tuesday.
T4 Furman 320
T11 Alexa Rancourt 78
T20 Stefanie Kenoyer 80
T20 Liz Wendt 80
T30 Jackie Hilea 82
T38 Laura Wearn 85
"One Spirit. One Team. One Furman."