Spitz Leads the Field After Two Rounds at the Lamkin Invitational
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – Emma Spitz ended day one of the Lamkin Invitational at The Farms Golf Club in sole possession of first place on the individual leader board before the event was suspended due to darkness. After two rounds, Spitz leads the field at 4-under 140 and one stroke ahead of San Jose State's Natasha Andrea Oon, who will finish the final hole of her second round tomorrow.
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As a team, No. 14 UCLA is in fourth place at 9-over par with three of its golfers needing to finish the final two holes of round two tomorrow. No. 1 Stanford leads the field with the only under-par team score at 2-under.
Spitz shot an even-par 72 in round one and recorded a day-two best 4-under 68 featuring five birdies. Spitz finished the back nine with a clean scorecard and three birdies en route to securing her third sub-70 performance of the season.
Freshman Zoe Antoinette Campos was the only other Bruin to complete two rounds of golf, ending the day with a 1-under 71 and her fourth under-par score of the season. Campos birdied four times in her round to redeem the 4-over 76 she shot in her first 18 holes. Campos is currently tied for 16th.
Junior Yuki Yoshihara, who is making her season debut, is on pace to recording back-to-back counting scores for UCLA after a 3-over 75 in the opening round and a 2-over 67 through 16 holes in round two. Yoshihara is tied for 25th.
Freshmen Caroline Canales and Alessia Nobilio matched each other with 2-over 74s to begin the tournament to round out UCLA's counting scores for the first round. Canales is 5-over through 17 holes in round two and Nobilio is 6-over through 16.
The Bruins tee off for round three tomorrow morning after the completion of round two beginning at 8 a.m. PT.