NCAA Utah Golf Roundup: 5/8

first_img Tags: BYU/Dixie State/NCAA Women’s Golf May 8, 2018 /Sports News – Local NCAA Utah Golf Roundup: 5/8 Brad James Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailAUSTIN, Texas-Tuesday, as the NCAA Women’s golf super regional continued from Austin, Texas, Brigham Young slumped to 9th place at 587 +11, which has them tied with #11 seed Michigan State.#1 seed Arkansas is in command for the time being as the Razorbacks are at 555 -21 with host Texas in second at 566 -10.The Cougars’ star performer Tuesday was Rose Huang who was 141 -3 and ended the second day of competition in fifth place overall. Her teammate, Kendra Dalton, was close behind at 142 -2 and tied for eighth overall in the standings.The other Cougars’ competitors were far below this mark as Naomi Soifua and Annie Yang are tied for 60th at 152 +8. Rounding out BYU competitors on the afternoon was Anna Kennedy, who ended the second day of competition tied for 73 at 154 +10.The third and final day of competition in this regional commences Wednesday at 8:00 am MDT and the top six teams will advance to the NCAA Tournament.To reach this point, the Cougars will have to make up six strokes as the current sixth place team, Oklahoma, is at 581 +5.DURANGO, Colo.-Tuesday, as the NCAA Division II women’s golf super regional continues at the Hillcrest Golf Club of Durango, Colo., Dixie State’s Katie Ford continues to rise up the board.As the Trail Blazers’ only women’s golf player to qualify for this postseason tournament, Ford has a lot of expectations riding upon her shoulders.In any event, she thrives on pressure as Tuesday, she rose 10 spots in the overall standings to 22nd and is tied with four others at 156 +12.Ford got to this point by successfully penciling in a pair of birdies on her opening nine, while collecting one more birdie and five pars (eight total) on the back nine.Wednesday’s final round of action commences at 9:30 am MDT.last_img

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