May 6, 2011
South Bend, IN -
The No. 2 ranked UCLA women's golf team battled through cold and windy conditions all day to finish round two of the NCAA Central Regional in first place.
The Bruins recorded a second round score of 301 (+13), giving them a total score of 592 (+16). They lead by six strokes over second place teams Minnesota and LSU, who posted scores of 297 (+9) and 303 (+15) respectively for their rounds to give them a total of 598 (+22). Notre Dame currently sits in fourth at 602 (+26) while Ohio State rounded out the top five with an overall score of 607 (+31). Stanford and Northwestern are tied for 6th place at 608 (+32) and Arkansas currently sits in the 8th and final NCAA Championship qualifying spot with a total of 610 (+34) for the tournament.
"We struggled a little bit today," said Head Coach Carrie Forsyth. "But I thought the conditions were a little tougher today and rather windy. We weren't too happy with what we shot, but standing on the outside looking at what we did relative to the field, we did alright."
Individually, freshman Ani Gulugian shot a 74 (+2) to give her an overall score of 145 (+1), putting her in second place. She is just one stroke behind leader Emily Tubert of Arkansas, who posted a second round 69 (-3) to give her a score of 144 (E). Senior Glory Yang shot a 75 (+3) for her round to give her a total of 149 (+5) for the tournament. She is currently tied for 11th place. Junior Stephanie Kono posted a second round 76 (+4) putting her in a tie for 17th place at 150 (+6). Sophomore Tiffany Lua also shot a second round 76 (+4) to give her an overall score of 155 (+11), good for a tie for 52nd place. Finally, sophomore Lee Lopez recorded an 80 for her second round, giving her a score of 152 (+8), good for a tie for 29th place.
For complete results from round two, click here.