Weiszhaar leads by 2 after Day 1 of Missouri Western Invite

Southwest Minnesota State senior Krista Weiszhaar shot a 5-over-par 77 Sunday and holds a two-shot lead after the opening round of the 36-hole Missouri Western State Invite played in St. Joseph, Mo.

Weiszhaar leads by two strokes over Arkansas Tech’s Rebecka Surtevall and Henderson State’s Kendall Earp.

As a team, SMSU shot a score of 350 and is tied for fourth in the 10-team invite. Minnesota State-Mankato is in first with a score of 328, 11 shots ahead of second-place Arkansas Tech.

SMSU’s Marissa Campeau is tied for 18th individually with a round of 86, Rachel Patnoe is tied for 41st with a 93, one stroke ahead of teammate Abby Gruber, and Haley Gudim carded a 96.