Cal in Seventh After Second Round of Dick McGuire Invitational

Sept. 27, 2005

BERKELEY, Calif. - California is tied for seventh with a score of 17-over 601 after Tuesday's second round of the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational at the UNM Championship Course.

The Golden Bears carded a 12-over 304 in the second round and are eight shots behind sixth-place USC heading into Wednesday's final round of the 18-team tournament. Pepperdine and Texas A&M share the top spot with a total of two-over 586. Ohio State, the first-day leader, is third at 587, and host New Mexico and UNLV are tied for fourth at 587.

Texas A&M's Ashley Knoll, Pepperdine's Carolina Llano and UNLV's Grace Woo are tied for first in the individual race at five-under 141. Two golfers are one shot back.

Sophomore Enu Chung leads Cal's quintet in a tie for seventh at two-under 144. Chung fired a two-under 71 - her first college round under par - on Tuesday. The product of Auckland, New Zealand was at three-under through 17 holes of bogey-free golf before posting a bogey on the par-5 18th hole.

Cal senior Sofie Andersson is tied for 18th at 148 after firing a 75 today. Andersson began the day with a birdie on the par-5 first hole and ended it with a birdie on the par-5 18th. Senior Sophia Sheridan is tied for 49th at 154, and freshman Shannon Yocum is tied for 60th at 155. Sheridan and Yocum each recorded a 79 in the second round. Cal was able to drop Jen Sanders' score of 84.

The tournament wraps up tomorrow with a shot-gun start beginning at 8 a.m. MT.

Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire InvitationalUNM Championship CoursePar 73, 6069 yards, Second of three rounds

Team Scores (18): 1t. Pepperdine 586 (296-290), 1t. Texas A&M 586 (294-292), 3. Ohio State 587 (287-300), 4t. New Mexico 588 297-291), 4t. UNLV 588 (293-295), 6. USC 593 )293-300), 7. California 601 (297-304), 8. Baylor 604 301-303), 9. BYU 605 (302-303), 10. TCU 607 (304-303), 11. Texas El Paso 608 (309-299), 12. Tulsa 609 (305-304), 13t. South Carolina 612, 13t. Colorado State 612 (302-310), 15. New Mexico State 614 (300-314), 16. San Diego State 615 (298-317), 17. Texas Tech 619 (314-305), 18. Hawaii 640 (328-312).

Top Five Individual Scores (98): 1t. Ashley Knoll (Texas A&M) 141 (71-70), 1t. Carolina Llano (Pepperdine) 141 (72-69), 1t. Grace Woo (UNLV) 141 (70-71), 4t. Mikaela Backstedt (New Mexico) 142 (70-72), 4t. Josefin Svenningsson (Baylor) 142 (70-72).

Cal Scores: 7t. Enu Chung 144 (73-71), 18t. Sofie Andersson 148 (73-75), 49t. Sophia Sheridan 154 (75-79), 60t. Shannon Yocum 155 (76-79), 91. Jen Sanders 162 (78-84).

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