Oregon Tied For Fifth Entering Final Round
KAILUA KONA, Hawaii – The No. 5 ranked Oregon women's golf team is tied for fifth place at the Nanea Pac-12 Preview after finishing the second round with a 10-over 302 on Tuesday at Nanea Golf Club.
The Ducks will enter Wednesday's final round – their last of the fall season – at 10-over par for the week. No. 1 Stanford leads the 12-team field at 5-under par.
How it Happened: Tze-Han (Heather) Lin and Ching-Tzu Chen were Oregon's top performers on Tuesday, each shooting a 2-over 75. Lin is the top Duck on the leaderboard in ninth place at 1-over par following her 1-under 72 on Monday, and Chen is tied for 17th after making an impressive 16 pars on Tuesday.
Briana Chacon and Hsin-Yu (Cynthia) Lu are tied with Chen for 17th overall after each shot a 3-over 76 in round two to round out Oregon's counting scores. Chacon had three birdies Tuesday to tie Lin for the most on the team, and Lu made back-to-back birdies late in the round to lower her score.
Ducks on the Leaderboard:
T5. Oregon – 292-302 – 594 (+10)
9. Tze-Han (Heather) Lin – 72-75 – 147 (+1)
T17. Briana Chacon – 73-76 – 149 (+3)
T17. Ching-Tzu Chen – 74-75 – 149 (+3)
T17. Hsin-Yu (Cynthia) Lu – 73-76 – 149 (+3)
T38. Sofie Kibsgaard Nielsen – 77-77 – 154 (+8)
Notable: USC's Katherine Muzi leads the individual race at 7-under par … Oregon is the top team in the field this week on par-3 holes at 4 under … The Ducks have made 115 total pars, second-most in the field … Lu is tied as the top individual on par-3s at 2 under … Chacon (9) and Chen (27) are tied for second-most among individuals for birdies and pars, respectively.
Up Next: The Ducks will tee off in their final round of the fall season beginning at 10:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday. Oregon will be paired with UCLA, Washington, and Colorado.