Bruins Maintain Lead Entering Final Round
April 2, 2005
The second-ranked UCLA women's golf team maintained its four-shot lead as it entered Sunday's final round at the PING/ASU Invitational, hosted by Arizona State at the Karsten Golf Course.
UCLA and second-place Arizona State matched one-under par scores of 287 Saturday. The Bruins were atop the leaderboard at 578 (+2) and the Sun Devils trailed close behind at 582 (+6). Pepperdine and California were tied for third place at 593 (+17) and Washington was fifth at 598 (+22).
Individually, junior All-America Susie Mathews continued to lead the Bruins with her second consecutive two-under par 70. She was in second place at 140 (-4) and trailed ASU's Louise Stahle by two shots. In Saturday's second round, Mathews played consistent golf, carding an even par 35 on the outward nine and producing two birdies, including one on the 18th hole, on the inward nine.
UCLA freshman Amie Cochran posted a second straight one-under par 71 by making a birdie the final hole to end the day in a tie for third at 142 (-2).
Senior All-America Charlotte Mayorkas rebounded with an even par score of 72 and was tied for 22nd at 149 (+5). Sophomore Hannah Jun posted a 74 and also was tied for 22nd. Senior Melissa Martin was tied for 72nd place at 159 (+15).
Final round action continues Sunday.
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