April 13, 2013
TUCSON – University of Arizona women’s golf moved into the top five after round two at the PING/ASU Invitational on Saturday. Held Fri.-Sun., April 12-14, the three-round event is being played at ASU Karsten Golf Course (par 72, 6,223 yards) in Tempe, Ariz.
No. 2 Duke leads the team race with a 563 (-13). No. 3 Alabama sits in second place with a 568 (-8) and No. 1 USC and No. 15 Stanford share third place with scores of 571 (-5). No. 7 Arizona and No. 14 Arizona State share fifth place with scores of 572 (-4). No. 36 Laetitia Beck of Duke and No. 43 Emma Talley of Alabama shared the lead in the field of 88 individuals.
No. 32 sophomore Manon Gidali moved from 35th to ninth in the second round of play. She fired a four-under 68 to go with her 73 from round one for a two-day total of 141 (-3). Sophomore Patricia Garcia added a 74 (+2) to her score and sits in a four-way tie for 12th place. She has a 142 (-2).
No. 90 freshman Janie Jackson moved from 27th to tied for 16th on Saturday. She holds a score of 143 (-1) with rounds of 72 and 71. Freshman Anna Kim moved up seven spots after round two and sits in a four-way tie for 41st place. She has rounds of 75 and 72 for a score of 147 (+3).
No. 69 sophomore Kendall Prince, playing as an individual, sits in a three-way tie for 45th place. She holds a score of 148 (+4) with rounds of 75 and 73. Sophomore Andrea Vilarasau moved from 66th to 51st on day two. She holds a score of 150 (+6) with rounds of 77 and 73.
Round three at the PING/ASU will start at 8:10 a.m. for the Wildcats. Arizona is paired with No. 15 Stanford and No. 14 Arizona State for the final day of play. Live results will be available at golfstat.com.