Angela King Battles Weather At NCAA Championships
May 22, 2008
Albuquerque, N.M.- Almost 24 hours after her round began; Angela King completed her second round at the NCAA Championships with a 4-over-par 76. The whirlwind round gave her a two-day total of 7-over-par 151 to sit in a tie for 43rd place. King, endured two weather delays and having her round carry over from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning.
As a member of the final group teeing off on Wednesday, King had her play stopped by high winds. This forced her to resume at 7:00 am on Thursday. On, Thursday she had to endure another delay when lighting moved over the UNM Championship Course.
Despite the conditions, King played well moving up ten spots in the overall standings that saw many high scores with the tough playing conditions. King made two birdies and six bogeys on the day, but avoided any disasters despite the weather.
Belen Mozo of USC leads the tournament with a two-day total of 4-under-par 140. USC and UCLA are tied for the team lead with scores of 8-over-par 584.
The third round of the NCAA tournament begins today at noon under a shot-gun start. King will begin on the 18th hole with fellow individual qualifiers Alexandra Phelps of New Mexico and Caroline Westrup of Florida State.