Kono and Michaels Eliminated at U.S. Women's Amateur

Aug. 7, 2008

Incoming freshman Stephanie Kono and junior Sydnee Michaels were eliminated in match play competition at the 107th U.S. Women's Amateur at the Eugene Country Club Thursday.

Michaels fell 1-up in the second round to Stepanie Sherlock, who advanced to the quarterfinals with an afternoon victory. After Michaels cut Sherlock's lead to one hole with a par at the 14th hole, she was unable to win another hole.

Kono, 18, won her second round match 4&3 over Jane Chin of Mission Viejo. But the Honolulu native lost 1-up to Whitney Neuhauser of Barboursville, VA in the round of 16. Down two holes after the 16th, Kono managed to cut the lead to one with a birdie at the 17th. Both players made par at the 18th.

For the complete results and pairings, click here.

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