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Edberg Completes Day 1 at #NCAAGolf Championship

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Martina Edberg completed the first #NCAAGolf Championship round by a Titan since the program was reinstated.

Cal State Fullerton senior Martina Edberg completed her first career round at at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. Friday.  The 2017 Big West Player of the Year carded an 83 in the first NCAA Championship round by a Titan since the program was reinstated.

8th in the Golfstat player rankings, Edberg got off to an even-par start through three holes before carding a pair of double bogeys and bogeys on the front nine to enter the turn six-over.  Her struggles continued on the back nine, with five more bogeys before finishing the day with a par to finish five-over after the turn.  Her 11-over total has her tied with nine other players, including seventh-ranked Linnea Strom of Arizona State, at 92nd.

Purdue's August Kim and Michgan's Elodie Van Dievoet sit tied atop the leaderboard at even par through the first round.  Northwestern leads the team race at 301 (+13), with Kent State two shots back at 303 (+2).

Edberg will tee off for Round 2 on Saturday at 8:25 a.m. CT (6:25 a.m. PT) in the same grouping she played with Friday, Wake Forest's Jennifer Kupcho (74, T5) and Texas A&M's Maddie Szeryk (76, T13).

For more, read the Cal State Fullerton recap.