Women's Golf Stands 11th After Second Round at San Jose State Spartan Invitational

March 5, 2002

SALINAS, Calif. - After shooting a career-low 73 in the first round of the Spartan Invitational on Monday, freshman Johnna Nealy continues to lead Oregon with a 73-76-149 after the second day at the 5,938-yard, par-72 Corral de Tierra Country Club. Nealy stands tied for 21st while senior Kathy Cho shot 75-77-152 to tie for 31st. Freshman Jess Carlyon improved her first round score of 84 by eight strokes to close out the second round tied for 55th (84-76-160).

Oregon moved up one place to 11th of 16 teams after carding a 308-310-618 composite. California maintained a one shot lead over New Mexico State by shooting 300 for a two-day total of 589 to lead the 21st Annual Spartan Invitational. Washington shot 3-under and captured the second day low round of 285. The Huskies and Pepperdine stand tied for third place.

South Carolina's Kristy McPherson proved one of three golfers to shoot a 3-under 69 on Tuesday. She leads the individual standings with a 4-under 140, three shots better than Mikaela Parmlid of USC and Lindsay Wright of Pepperdine who each are at 143 for their two-day total.

The final round tees off at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

San Jose State Spartan Invitational
Corral de Tierra Country Club
Salinas, Calif.
First Round
5938 Yards, Par-72

TEAM SCORES - 1, California, 289-300-589. 2, New Mexico State, 299-291-590. 3 (tie), Pepperdine, 294-297-591, Washington, 306-285-591. 5, Oklahoma State, 297-297-594. 6, Southern California, 301-294-595. 7, San Jose State, 301-300-601. 8, Texas, 300-302-602. 9, Arizona State, 302-305-607. 10, South Carolina, 302-309-611. 11, Oregon, 308-310-618. 12, Penn State, 302-320-622. 13, Oregon State, 312-312-624. 14, UNLV, 321-309-630. 15, Hawaii, 337-328-665. 16, California State- Monterey Bay, 362-350-712.

OREGON FINISHERS - 21 (tie), Johnna Nealy, 73-76-149. 31 (tie), Kathy Cho, 75-77-152. 52 (tie), Lacy Erickson, 79-81-160, Jess Carlyon, 84-76-160. 73 , Jamie Seefried, 81-86-167.

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