May 24, 2006
UCLA's second-ranked women's golf team was 11th after the second round of the 25th NCAA Women's Golf Championship, hosted by The Ohio State University at its Scarlet Course.
The national championship tournament is a 72-hole event over four days.
The Bruins carded a team score of 18-over par 306 for a 36-hole total of 607 (+31). UCLA trailed California by one stroke. Arizona State took over the lead at 586 (+10), followed by top-ranked Duke at 589 (+13) and USC at 591 (+15). Tennesse was fourth at 593 (+17) and Purdue and Pepperdine were tied for fifth at 596 (+20).
Sophomore Amie Cochran fired a one-under par score of 71 on Wednesday and was tied for 22nd place at 149 (+5). Freshman Tiffany Joh also was tied for 22nd place after carding a score of 78 (+6) in the second round. Junior Hannah Jun posted a score of 78 (+6) and was tied for 73rd at 154 (+10) and freshman Jane Park was tied for 88th at 156 (+12) after signing for a 79 (+7). Senior Susie Mathews was tied for 94th at 157 (+13)
Pepperdine's Eileen Vargas remained atop the leaderboard for the second straight day, carding a 71 in the second round for a 36-hole total of 139 (-5).
Second round action continues on Wednesday.
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