The Redbirds finished the day in fifth place with a team score of 650 (335-317).
enior Katie Jean led the Redbirds in the first round, posting a five-over-par 77 to place herself in second place on the individual leaderboard.
Illinois State was tabbed in a recent coach?s poll to finish second in the tournament. In the same poll, Missouri State was selected to win the tournament.
The Redbirds completed the two-day invitational in sixth place with a team score of 928 (314-314-300).
Jean is five-strokes behind the leader.
2011-12 Competed in 12 rounds during the 2011-12 season ... competed in the Redbird Invitational (Sept. 12), firing a score of 241 (79-83-79) for a 38th-place tie ... shot a three-round season best of 239 (75-84-80) at Imes Invitational (Oct. 5) ... completed the season with a stroke average of 80.9.
Prep & Personal: Four-year letterwinner on the Kaneland High School boys golf team ... held a 38-stroke scoring average, from the men's tees ... state qualifier all four years ... placed in the top ten at the state championships and was named first man on varsity, her junior and senior seasons ... tied for first place in the state championship her junior season, and finished second after a one-hole playoff against the defending champion ... was an all-conference selection as a senior ... placed second at the Mustwood Classic Major ... took third place at the Challenge at Aldeen, the Geneva Invitational and at the Oswego Invitational ... recorded a second-place finish at the Royal Classic and at the Bloomington Classic ... daughter of John and Tiffany Guyton ... her father played golf at Purdue, and is currently the golf pro for Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill.