Pac-10 Women's Golf Dominant in Day Two of Regional Competition
May 8, 2009
Arizona State extended its commanding lead after day two of regional competition. The Sun Devils, the No. 1 seed in the West Regional held at their own Karsten Golf Course, shot 238 in the second round for a two-day team total of 20-under 556 (273-283). ASU leads its next closest competitor, second place USC, by 16 strokes.
ASU FR Carlota Ciganda, the 2009 Pac-10 Women's Golf Individual Champion, took over possession of first place, shooting 68 in the second round for a two-round total of 9-under 135 (67-68).
USC jumped into second place after shooting a 5-under 283 in the second round. After finishing the first round tied for fifth, the Trojans carded a two-round team total of 4-under 572 (289-283).
Also competing at the West Regional, Arizona and California, tied for ninth, finished the second round at 12-over with a two-round score of 588. Oregon carded a two-day total of 597 to finish the day in 12th.
UCLA, the No. 1 seed in the Central Regional, continues to lead the field at the Ohio State Scarlet Course. UCLA recorded a two-round total of 2-under 574 (284-290), 10 strokes ahead of second-place Purdue.
Individually, Bruins Stephanie Kono and Maria Jose Uribe continue to lead the field, shooting 5-under 139 (69-70) through two days of competition.
Also competing in the Central Regional, Washington is tied for ninth with a two-round score of 32-over 608 (300-308). Stanford finished the day in 13th, carding a two-round total of 614 (+38).
The final round of regional competition concludes Saturday. Check in with www.pac-10.org for updates on postseason competition.