McDonald leads MSU with school-record 66

8TB6_MSU_primary_logoHANAHAN, S.C. – Junior Ally McDonald’s schoolrecord 6-under-par 66 led the way on Sunday as Mississippi State took the firstround lead at the Cougar Classic.

McDonald, from Fulton, had seven birdies – two on her first two holes of the season – to share the firstround lead. She’s tied with Brittany Marchand of North Carolina State.

Mississippi State senior Mary Langdon Gallagher was tied for fourth after a career-best 69.

MSU’s 6-under 282 was the third-lowest 18-hole score in school history.

South Carolina and Clemson are three strokes back.