Women's Golf In Eighth After Second Round Of NCAA Championships
May 20, 2004
Opelika, Ala. -
The No. 7 USC women's golf team bounced back from a rough first round to shoot a two-under-par 286 on Wednesday to move into eighth place after 36 holes of the 2004 NCAA Women's Golf Championships held at Grand National Golf Club.
USC has a two-round total of 593 (+17), 21 strokes back of team leader UCLA (572). Duke is second (573), Oklahoma State is third (581) and Vanderbilt is fourth (582).
Irene Cho caught on fire in the second round to pace the Women of Troy. The sophomore--a third-place finisher last year--scored a 2-under 70 to move into a tie for eighth with a total of 143. She's just three strokes back of individual leader Susie Matthews of UCLA (140).
Rounding out the USC lineup, senior Rachel Bell is tied for 41st (she shot a 73 on Wednesday to bring her total to 150), freshman Veronica Felibert is tied for 59th (her 71 in the second round brought her total to 152), freshman Catalina Marin is also tied for 59th and sophomore Tanya Dergal is tied for 66th.
The third round begins on Thursday at 8 a.m. CT.
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