Record-Courier staff report
STILLWATER, Okla. -- Kent State's Wad Phaewchimplee shot a 65 in the opening round of the NCAA Regional, the lowest total ever recorded for a Golden Flash in an NCAA postseason round. The 7-under score also matches the Kent State 18-hole record.
She has an early three-stroke lead while the Golden Flashes sit in a tie for third place with an 8-over day, one stroke off the leaders Alabama and California. Phaewchimplee did not shoot worse than par on the day with five birdies and an eagle.
KSU's Natalie Goodson also had an impressive start, finishing at 1-under to end the day in a tie for third.
Jennifer Ha shot 3-over for KSU.
Erin Hawe and Josée Doyon went 13-over and 16-over, respectively, to round out the Kent State contention.