PEOSTA, Iowa - The Coe College women's golf team opened the spring season with the first day of the Loras Invite Saturday.
Chloe Crain (Indianola, Iowa/Indianola) led the way for the Kohawks, as she is in 23rd place with an opening round 95. Bethany Lehman (Plainfield, Iowa/Nashua Plainfield) is right behind Crain, as she is tied for 24th with a 96. Erin Lang (Watertown, Wis./Watertown) sits just one stroke behind Lehman, as she is tied for 26th with a 97.
Coe is in fifth place with a 391 after the first round, just three strokes behind Clarke for fourth. Coe has a 30 stroke lead on Loras for sixth place. Wartburg leads the team race with a 342, holding a nine-stroke lead over Central. Wartburg's Rochelle Beardsley leads the individual race with a 76.
The final round begins at 9 a.m. Sunday at Thunder Hills Golf Course.