MANSFIELD, Ohio-- Denison women's golf is in a tie for third place at the 2018 North Coast Athletic Conference Championship from the Westbrook Country Club. The Big Red is tied with the College of Wooster for third place after an opening round 355. Wittenberg is second at 321 and DePauw is in the lead at 320.
Denison was led on Friday by Emmy Timberlake who fired an eight-over-par round of 82 on the par-74 course. Timberlake posted a 42 on the front and finished with a 40 on the back, highlighted by a birdie on No. 18. Timberlake is sixth on the individual leaderboard.
Sophie Kollin followed with an 86. After a 44 on the front, she dropped two strokes on the back nine to shoot 42. Kollin had one birdie on the par-3 sixth hole. Nicole Wetoska fired a 93 and Megan Wong followed with a 94 to close out Denison's top-four scorers.
Denison will return to Westbrook Country Club on Saturday for the second round.