Slama, Minni Pace Beavers At Wildcat Invitational
TUCSON, Ariz. – Ellie Slama and Amanda Minni paced the Oregon State women's golf team in the first two rounds of the Wildcat Invitational on Monday.
The Beavers shot a season-best 1-over 289 in the morning round and followed that with an 11-over 299 in the afternoon to put them in a tie for fifth place with a 12-over 588.
It's the first time the Beavers have played a 36-hole day this season.
Texas leads the 16-team field after carding a 14-under 562 at the par-72, 6,627-yard Sewailo Golf Course. USC is in second with a 6-under 570 and Oklahoma State is third with a 3-under 573.
The final round of the two-day, 54-hole tournament begins at 7 a.m. PT (8 a.m. MT) on Tuesday and live scoring is available at golfstat.com.
Slama dropped in 11 birdies over the two rounds and is tied for 10th place with an even-par 71-73--144. Minni had an eagle on the par-5, 527-yard sixth hole in the first round and five birdies overall to put her in a tie for 20th place with a 2-over 75-71--146.
Issy Taylor had eight birdies on the day is tied for 30th place with a 5-over 74-75--149.
Chayse Gomez fired a career-best 3-under 69 in the morning with five birdies and two bogeys. Her previous best score was a 1-under 71 last fall at the Cougar Cup in Pullman, Wash. She's in a tie for 30th with a 5-over 69-80--149.
Mari Nishiura shot a 17-over 161 with scores of 78-83.
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