Helton Paces Women's Golf in Opening Day of Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate

Helton Paces Women's Golf in Opening Day of Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Junior Haley Helton shot a four-over 76 Monday to stand tied for seventh after the first round of the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate. As a team, Belmont Abbey is tied for 12th with a team score of  331.

Helton sits six shots behind first-round leader Maria Torres of West Georgia. The Braves also have the team lead at 299.

Kaitlyn Gribbon carded an 81 to stand tied for 43rd, while Taylor Cozart and Dametrah Lewis are tied for 67th at 87. Elizabeth Hordes rounded out the scoring with a 90 to sit tied for 78th.

The final round is slated for tomorrow.