LAWRENCE, Kan. -- The Bellevue University women's golf team had four golfers finish the day in the top five as the Bruins took a commanding 22-stroke lead after the opening round of the six-team Ottawa University Fall Invitational being played at the par-72 Eagle Bend Golf Course.
The Bruins, who shot a team score of 31-over 319, leads second-place Kansas Wesleyan, who recorded a team score of 341 in the first round.
Faustina Peve is the tournament leader after firing a 5-over par 77 in Tuesday's opening round. Kim Moore is two strokes back at 7-over and is tied for second place. Allison Temple carded an 8-over 80 and is in fourth place in the 37-player field.
Wednesday's final round will begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.