INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Freshman Danielle Lemek (Doniphan, Neb./Doniphan-Trumbull) is one shot off the lead and the Bradley women's golf team finished Monday's action at the Butler Fall Invitational in a three-way tie for second, five shots behind team leader Bowling Green.
Lemek shot the lowest round of the season with a two-over par 72 Monday at the par-70 Highland Country Club and is one shot back of Bowling Green's Shelby Wilson, who shot an opening-round 71, for the team lead.
One of three BU players to card season-low rounds, Lemek helped the Braves match their lowest team round of the season with a 305. Bradley enters Tuesday's final round in a tie with IUPUI and Eastern Illinois for second, five shots behind team leader Bowling Green (300).
Sophomore Christie Lin (Calgary, Alberta/Sir John G Diefenbaker) returned to the lineup and fired a season-best 76 to end the day tied for 10th, while fellow sophomore Thea Hedemann (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan/Walter Murray) is two shots back in a tie for 18th after shooting a 78.
Freshman Allison Walsh (Mt. Prospect, Ill./Mt. Prospect) and junior Cassandra Marschall (Marshfield, Wis./Marshfield/Wisconsin-Green Bay) rounded out the team scoring for BU with matching 79's and closed the day in a tie for 23rd.
Freshman Lindsey Levin (Chicago, Ill./The Latin School) also turned in a season-best with an 82 Monday and is tied with fellow freshman Jenna Roadley (Winnipeg, Manitoba/Sturgeon Heights) for 33rd. Both Levin and Roadley are in the field as individuals.
The Braves have a four-shot advantage on Missouri Valley Conference rival Indiana State, which finished Monday's play in fifth at 309 and BU is eight shots better than sixth-place Cleveland State (313). Tournament-host Butler is seventh overall at 324, with Loyola following in eighth 325. Evansville enters the final round in ninth (328), while Valparaiso (10th - 341) and Wisconsin-Green Bay (11th - 352) complete the field.
Bradley closes out play at the Butler Fall Invitational Tuesday with one round, beginning at 7:30 a.m. (CDT).