Strong days from Dedmen, Goodley, bump Austin Peay Govs up the leaderboard
APSU Sports Information
Pawleys Island, SC – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s golf righted the ship with a much-improved second round of the GolfWeek Program Challenge at Caledonia Golf and Fish Club, Monday.
The Govs moved up a spot on the leaderboard thanks to another solid outing from freshman Taylor Dedmen.
Austin Peay Women’s Golf has strong second round at GolfWeek Program Challenge. (APSU Sports Information)
The Plant City, Florida native was one-over on both the front- and back-nine to carry a 73 into the clubhouse, tied for 18th at 143 (75-73). Through 36 holes, she leads the Govs with four birdies and 22 pars.
Senior Ashton Goodley rallied with a second-round 75 to move eight spots up the leaderboard. The Eldorado, Illinois native used a one-under 34 on the front nine as a springboard to a successful day and is in the clubhouse at 162 (87-75).
Austin Peay’s other freshman, Shelby Darnell, remains second on the Governors leaderboard. Her 158 (77-81) belies a 3.20 average on par-3 holes that is tied with Dedmen for Austin Peay’s best through two rounds.
Senior Taylor Goodley (79-81—160) and sophomore Riley Cooper (86-85—171) look to close out strong in Tuesday’s final round, with the Govs set for a 6:39am (CT) tee time alongside Alabama State and Ohio Valley Conference foe Tennessee Tech.