Arkansas leading rain-soaked SEC championship

By: Matt Jones
Published: Friday, April 18, 2014
Emma Lavy looks down the seventh fairway on Monday, June 17, 2013, qualifier round for the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.
Photo by Jason Ivester
Emma Lavy looks down the seventh fairway on Monday, June 17, 2013, qualifier round for the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.

— Arkansas leads the Southeastern Conference Women's Golf Championship after play was suspended Friday night.

The No. 5 Razorbacks are 6-over par and will play the final three holes of the first round Saturday morning. Arkansas, No. 6 South Carolina and No. 8 Alabama were the only teams that didn't finish the first round, which was delayed by nearly four hours because of rain.

Sophomore Regina Plasencia leads the Razorbacks at even par through 15 holes, which is the third-best individual score. LSU is the clubhouse team leader after a 7-over par first round.

Arkansas has never won a SEC championship. This weekend's tournament is being played in Birmingham, Ala.

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