Morgan Shoots 86 to Drop Back at NCAAs
May 21, 2003
West Lafayette, IN - Washington junior Lindsay Morgan turned in a second-round score of 14-over 86 to drop back to 104th at the NCAA Championships at Purdue's Kampen Golf Course. Morgan carded a first-round score of 80 for a two-day total of 22-over 186. Her second-round score was her highest of the season and equaled the highest single-round score of her career.
Only three golfers managed to shoot even par during Wednesday's second round that was once again plagued by windy conditions. After 36 holes of play, no golfer has posted a round under par.
Oklahoma State's Annie Thurman leads the field at the tournament's mid-point at 3-over 147. Washington State's Kim Welch is second at 4-over 148. Duke's Virada Nirapathpongporn, the defending NCAA Champion, shot 7-over 79 during the second round to fall out of the lead and back to eighth place.
Southern California continues to lead the team standings. The Trojans shot 303 to improve upon their first round score by two strokes and hold a three-stroke advantage over Oklahoma State. Pepperdine shot 10-over 298 on Wednesday to become the first team to break 300 at the tournament. The Waves are third at 613.
Play resumes Thursday with the final round scheduled for Friday.
Complete results can be found at golfstat.com
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