Dordt College placed sixth after day one of the GPAC Qualifying event held at Landsmeer in Orange City, Iowa. The Defenders shot a 390 and were eight shots out of third place in a hotly contested race in hot windy conditions.
Dordt was paced by Renae Visser with an 8th place total of 89. Kim Brumfield had a 94 which was 13th after day one.
The second day of the event will be held October 3 at Wilderness Ridge hosted by Doane College.
Dakota Wesleyan (352) has a two stroke advantage over Northwestern (354) after one round. Both teams were paced by round medalists as Lauren Fitts and Emma Wynja each shot 84's.