BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The Bucknell women's golf team is in fifth place after 36 holes at the Patriot League Championship at Saucon Valley Country Club. The Bison posted team totals of 324 and 320 on Saturday, and they will enter the final round 12 strokes behind the third-place tandem of Lehigh and Navy.
Lindsay Dodovich was the low Bison in each round, carding a pair of 78s on the par-72 track. Dodovich is tied for 10th place in the individual standings. She made two birdies in the first round, then had 12 pars and six bogeys in the afternoon.
Emily Larson made a birdie in each round and shot 81-79 to stand in 16th place. Freshman Meredith Langs carded a pair of 83s in her first Patriot League Championship appearance. Eunbbie Kim shot 82-89, Katie Childers bounced back from a first-round 92 to shoot 80 in the afternoon, and Nicole Mischler shot 90-98.
There is a tight race at the top of the team standings, as Boston University (608) has a two-stroke lead over defending-champion Richmond (610). Navy and Lehigh are tied for third at 632, followed by Bucknell at 644 and Holy Cross at 709.
Two-time defending individual medalist Adela Cejnarova of Boston University is the 36-hole leader at 1-over 145 (74-71). The Terriers' Phyllis Tang and Richmond's Isabella Rusher are tied for second, five strokes back.
The third and final round will begin Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. Bucknell will start on the 10th hole and will be paired with Navy and Holy Cross. Follow live scoring at GolfStat.com.