LINCOLN, Neb. – Junior Lydia Bilyeu (Fulton, Ill.) and freshman
Sydney Tyler (Bloomington, Ill.) shot matching opening round 77s to lead the
Olivet Nazarene University women’s golf team at the NAIA National Championships
on Tuesday, May 20 at the Wilderness Ridge Golf Club. The Tigers sit in 13th
place overall in the 27 team field after round one.
Bilyeu and Tyler are tied for 25th place individually
out of the 143 participants. Senior Ashley Miller (Springhill, Kan.) finished
the day at +8 (80) and sits tied for 47th. Sophomore Bridget Wolff (East Peoria, Ill.)
shot an 87 (+15) to finish the day tied at 112th, while sophomore
Kelsey Fisk (Greenfield, Ill.) shot a 91 (+19) and sits tied in 130th
The Tigers will take the early tee times for Round Two on
Wednesday, hitting the links at 8:20 a.m. (MST).