HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Ark. (10/30/16) – Arkansas State shot a first-round 310 Sunday at the Diamante Country Club, completing the Little Rock Women’s Golf Classic’s opening day of play tied for 11th place among 16 teams.

The Red Wolves, participating in their last fall tournament this season, are currently tied with Wichita State and within 10 strokes of Little Rock and Houston Baptist, which are tied for fifth place.  UTEP sits atop the leaderboard with a 295, while UMKC stands second with a 296 and Central Arkansas third with a 298.

Aracelly Jimenez Rios leads A-State in a tie for 17th place after shooting a 75, although her teammates Beth Ann Compton and Grayson Gladden are only one stroke behind her as each posted a 76 to put them in a tie for 28th place.

Also competing for the Red Wolves, Olivia Loiacano is tied for 48th place with a 78, Kirsten Garner tied for 57th with a 79, Emma Miller tied for 64th with an 80 and Marisa Marquez tied for 68th with an 81.  Gladden and Loiacano are competing as individuals.

The Little Rock Women’s Golf Classic will continue Monday with the second round.

ARKANSAS STATE RESULTS
Place, Name (RD 1)
T11, Arkansas State (310)
T17, Aracelly Jimenez Rios (75)
T28, Beth Ann Compton (76)
T28, *Grayson Gladden (76)
T48, *Olivia Loiacano (78)
T57, Kirsten Garner (79)
T64, Emma Miller (80)
T68, Marisa Marquez (81)
*Competing as an individual