STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Lindsay Dodovich led Bucknell with rounds of 74 and 76 on the first day of the Nittany Lion Invitational at the Penn State Blue Course on Saturday. The Bison posted team scores of 308 and 323 and sit in 13th place in a strong field with 18 more holes still to come on Sunday.
Dodovich made three birdies in her opening round en route to the 2-over-par 74. She added three more birdies in the second round and was sitting at even par after 12 holes, but a double-bogey and a pair of bogeys left her with a 4-over 76. At 150 (+6) for the tournament, Dodovich is tied for 24th place in a field of 85 players.
Meredith Langs (76) and Katie Childers (77) both got out to good starts with rounds in the 70s before shooting 83 and 81, respectively, in the second round. Casey Morrow shot 81-83 and Anna Dailey 89-87.
Host Penn State compiled a pair of 287s and has a one-shot lead over Maryland heading into the final round. Third-place Delaware is 15 shots off the pace.
There is a three-way tie atop the individual leaderboard, with Penn State's Madelein Herr, Seton Hall's Madeline Sager, and Maryland's Laura Van Respaille all at 2-under 142. Three others are 1-under.
The third and final round gets underway Sunday at 9 a.m.