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Cougs in 3rd, Gamble in 5th After Two Rounds at the Badger Invite

Sep 20, 2021

MADISON, Wis. – The Washington State women's golf team shaved three-strokes off its first-round score at the 2021 Badger Invitational Tuesday, Sept. 20, as the Cougars carded three-over par; 291 in the second round to move up to third place heading into Wednesday's final round.

WSU enters tomorrow's final round just six strokes behind first-place Wisconsin and four-strokes shy of second-place Old Dominion. The Cougars have carded at 12-over-par; 585 through two rounds at the 2021 Badger Invitational.

Freshman Madelyn Gamble led the way for WSU in the second round, as the Pleasant Hill, California native shot a career-best four-under par; 68. Gamble moved up 15 spots on the player leaderboard during the second round and heads into the final round in fifth place with a tournament score of 142 (-2). Gamble sit just one-stroke off the lead on the player leaderboard going into the final day of the 2021 Badger Invitational. She currently sits behind Wisconsin's Emily Lauterbach and Old Dominion's Jana Melichova, Federica Torre and Leah Onosato, who are in a four-way tie for first place going into the third round. The freshman caught fire on the back nine at the University Ridge Golf Club, as she carded three of her team-high five birdies on the day.

Fellow freshman Emily Cadwell sits in a tie for 18th on the player leaderboard after carding one-over par; 73 in the second round. Cadwell collected two birdies on Tuesday and heads into tomorrow's finale with a score of 148 (+4) after 36 holes of play.

Senior Darcy Habgood collected a trio of birdies in the second round to finish her day at one-over par; 73. Habgood is tied with WSU junior Jiye Ham for 24th on the player leaderboard heading into the final round. Each golfer has shot five-over par; 149 through two rounds. Seniors Amy Chu and Jessie Lin head into the third round tied for 49th, as each golfer has carded 12-over; 152 through 36 holes of action.

The third round of the 2021 Badger Invitational take place this Tuesday, Sept. 20. Washington State tees off at 7 a.m. PT. Fan can follow all the action at Golfstat.com.

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