April 24, 2007
Ninth-ranked UCLA rose to second place after the 36-hole mark of the 21st Women's Pac-10 Golf Championships, hosted by the University of Washington at The Broadmoor Golf Club in Seattle.
The Bruins improved by six shots from Monday's round and stood at 604 (+28), seven shots behind first-place Arizona State, which was at 21-over par 597. UCLA's team score of 299 (+11) was the best of the day. Arizona was third at 613 (+37), followed by fourth-place USC at 614 (+38). Washington was fifth at 621 (+45), followed by Cal at 623 (+47) and seventh place Stanford at 624 (+48). In eighth place was Washington State at 635 (+59), followed by Oregon at 640 (+64) and Oregon State at 652 (+76).
Individually for the Bruins, sophomore Tiffany Joh fired a second round 70 (-2) and climbed into a tie for second place at 144 (E). Joh and Stanford's Mari Chun were four strokes behind ASU's Anna Nordqvist who led the field at four-under par 140. Joh was one-under par through 12 holes before an eagle at the par 5 13th put her at three-under. She gave that back with a bogey at the 14th before making four straight pars for an even par 37 on the back nine.
Senior Hannah Jun and freshman Sydnee Michaels were tied for ninth at 151 (+7). Jun posted an even par 72; Michaels carded a 77 (+5). Junior Maiya Tanaka was tied for 23rd at 158 (+14) after signing for an 80 (+8), and sophomore Ryann O'Toole was tied for 31st at 17-over 161 after posting an 82 (+10).
Final round action continues Wednesday.
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