The Redbirds find themselves in a three-way tie with Missouri Valley Conference rival Bradley and UMKC for 14th place at the Rio Verde Country Club.
This will mark the Redbirds fist return to the tournament since they competed in 2009.
Senior Rachel Powers led the team the whole way with a score of 229 (79-77-73). Powers was able to advance from 46th place to finish tied for 32nd overall.
Despite the rough start, head coach Darby Sligh chose to focus on the positive aspects of her team's play and hopes that it can pull it together in time for the next round.
After an exhibition at the Illinois Challenge, head coach Darby Sligh is looking for her team to regain some its footing, as it enters the first official tournament of the spring season.
2012-13: Competed in 33 rounds during her junior season ... carded a season-best performance at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invite (March 13) in 44th place with a final score of 237 (74-84-79) ... recorded a season-stroke average of 83.7
2011-12: Competed in 25 rounds during the 2011-12 season ... competed in the Redbird Invitational (Sept. 12) and shot a season-best three-round score of 233 (77-82-74), finishing 16th ... had a season-stroke average of 80.2.
2010-11: Competed in 23 rounds, 10 of which were in the 70s ... held a scoring average if 80.8 and a low-round score of 75 ... recorded her low-round score at the Eagle Landing Invitational.
Prep & Personal: Placed third at the 2007 Boys Racine High School County Invite ... led her team to a first-place win ... Iowa High School Girls Division 4 State Runner-up and member of Iowa First Team and All-State Team ... held 11 top 2 finishes Iowa High School Division 4 ... team State Runner-up ... was ranked third of the 156 girls in the Wisconsin Junior PGA Girls Player of the Year points ... Co-ed State Runner-up ... holds the school record for best individual and team state finishes ... finished sixth in the Division Two Wisconsin Girls Golf Championships ... medalist at both the sectional and regional tournaments ... Women's Western Golf Association Match Play Qualifier ... placed third at the PGA Junior Series ... Wyzgowski was born on Dec. 11, 1991 to parents Mark and Julia Wyzgowski.