Moreno Leads Trojans, Who Are Tied For 3rd

Oct. 31, 2006

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The USC women's golf team, ranked 13th in the most recent Top 25, is tied for third place, thanks in part to junior Paola Moreno's 69, after the second round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown at the Anthem C.C. in Henderson, Nev., on Tuesday (Oct. 31).

The Women of Troy, who are wrapping up their fall competition slate, finished the second day of action with a combined 292 (+4), one shot better than Monday's team effort and giving the squad a combined 585 (+9) for the tournament.

Oklahoma State, which was tied with Arizona State with a 292 after the first day, one shot better than USC and Pepperdine, had a strong day and finished in first with a two-day 572 (-4). The Sun Devils were second (581) after a 289 and the Waves and Trojans were tied for the second straight day at 585.

Moreno began the day tied for 45th but moved up into a tie for ninth after her 3-under performance gave her a 145 (+1). She is tied with junior teammate Dewi-Claire Schreefel. A day after turning in a season-low 72, Schreefel remained solid with a 1-over 73. Moreno and Schreefel are both six shots off the lead.

Senior Catalina Marin, looking for her third top 10 finish in four starts, also posted a 73 and is tied for 19th with a 147 (+3).

Senior Veronica Felibert, who led USC on Monday with a 71, finished with a 77 on Tuesday for a 148 (-4), tied for 23rd.

Freshman Caroline Kim posted a 77 for a two-day 157, tied for 72nd.

The 17-team tournament on the par-72, 6,150-yard Anthem course that features six Top 25 teams and six Pac-10 teams concludes Wednesday (Nov. 1) with play beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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