Dallas, Texas - Freshman Cassie Deeg shot an opening-round 79 to lead the Nebraska women's golf team at the SMU/Dallas Athletic Club Invitational on Friday.
Deeg, a native of Hugo, Minn., sits in a tie for 38th, while junior Katelyn Wright added an 80 over the first 18 holes on Friday to tie for 41st. As a team, the Huskers produced a 334 to head into Saturday's second round in 13th place in the 15-team field.
True freshman Hannah Luebke managed an 86 in her first career appearance in the Nebraska lineup. The native of Stuttgart, Germany, is tied for 68th. Junior Steffi Neisen rounded out NU's team score with an 89 to close the day in 73rd on the par-72, 6,301-yard layout at the Dallas Athletic Club. Jackie O'Doherty managed a 91 to tie for 76th with fellow Husker redshirt freshman Cassidy Stelzmiller, who was playing as an individual.
Kansas State heads into the second round on top of the team standings with a 294, just ahead of Oklahoma (295) and Denver (296).
Oklahoma's Chirapat Jao-Javanil claimed the top spot on the individual leaderboard with a three-under-par 69, while Oklahoma State's Julie Yang, Kansas State's Carly Ragains and Oregon State's Anica Yoo each produced opening-round 70s.
The tournament continues with the second round on Saturday at 8 a.m. Live scoring will be available on GolfStat.com.
SMU/Dallas Athletic Club Invitational
April 5-7, 2013
Dallas Athletic Club (Dallas, Texas)
Par 72, 6,301 Yards
Team Standings (First Round)
1. Kansas State - 294
2. Oklahoma - 295
3. Denver - 296
4. Ohio State - 299
5. UTSA - 304
T6. SMU - 305
T6. Oklahoma State - 305
8. Oregon State - 313
9. Wisconsin - 316
10. Louisville - 318
11. Notre Dame - 319
12. North Texas - 321
13. Nebraska - 334
14. Missouri State - 337
15. Marshall - 342
1. Chirapat Jao-Javanil, Oklahoma - 69
T2. Julie Yang, Oklahoma State - 70
T2. Carly Ragains, Kansas State - 70
T2. Anica Yoo, Oregon State - 70
T5. Amy Meier, Ohio State - 72
T5. Gianna Misenhelter, Kansas State - 72
T7. Felicia Espericueta, SMU - 73
T7. Rachael Watton, Denver - 73
T7. Elyse Smidinger, Denver - 73
T7. Kelsey Vines, Oklahoma State - 73
T38. Cassie Deeg - 79
T41. Katelyn Wright - 81
T68. Hannah Luebke - 86
T73. Steffi Neisen - 89
T76. Jackie O'Doherty - 91
*T76. Cassidy Stelzmiller - 91
*playing as an individual outside Nebraska's lineup