Women's Golf Moves into First Place at Spartan Invitational
March 6, 2001
MONTEREY, Calif. - Freshman Jimin Kang shot a career-low 67 Tuesday to lead the Sun Devils into first place after the second round of the San Jose State Spartan Invitational, being held at the par 72, 5,938-yard Corral de Tierra Country Club March 5-7.
As a team, the Sun Devils, who won the Spartan Invitational last season, shot a one-under par 287 Tuesday, their lowest round of the season and lead New Mexico State by one stroke with a two-day total of 577. Tuesday's round marked the second season best in as many days for ASU which shot a two-over 290 on Monday. Pepperdine (587), Stanford (593) and Tulsa (597) round out the top five.
Individually, Kang holds a two-stroke lead over New Mexico State's Alena Sharp with a two-day total of 139, while junior Lisa Meredith and sophomore Melanie Hunt, a transfer from Texas Tech, are tied for sixth at 144 after two rounds. Senior Molly Cooper is tied for 21st at 150 and sophomore Blair O'Neal stands in a tie for 36th at 154 heading into Wednesday's final round.
The San Jose State Spartan Invitational wraps up Wednesday with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. MST.
SJSU Spartan Invitational - Round Two - March 61. Arizona State 290-287=5772. New Mexico State 287-291=5783. Pepperdine 298-289=5874. Stanford 302-291=5935. Tulsa 299-298=5976. Washington 299-299=5987. Oklahoma State 299-301=6008. Penn State 308-308=616 San Jose State 306-310=61610. Washington State 305-315=62011. Colorado 317-305=62212. BYU 315-313=62813. Oregon State 312-318=63014. Hawaii 324-332=65615. Rhodes College 328-332=66016. CSU-Monterey Bay 414-405=819