Monday, September 17, 2012
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -- Augusta State combined for a 605 (+29) Monday during the first two rounds of the Dale McNamara Invitational at Golf Club of Oklahoma. The Lady Jaguars trimmed nine shots off their morning round of 307 with an afternoon effort of 298 and are in 11th place in the 15-team field.
Junior Casey Kennedy enjoyed ASU’s best day, carding a second-round, 1-under 71 that included birdies on four of her last five holes. She combined for seven birdies over the two rounds and is part of a four-way tie for seventh individually heading into Tuesday’s final round.
Senior Natalie Wille (74-75) is tied for 23rd at 5-over 149, while Marit Bjerke (81-75) and Christine Duschek-Hansen (79-77) are tied for 53rd at 156 and Julia Stalbro is 66th at 160 (82-78).
Arizona State led throughout the day and will take a four-stroke lead over Florida into the final round. East Carolina is third, followed by Oklahoma State and Kennesaw State.
Florida’s Isabelle Lendl, the daughter of famed Grand Slam tennis champion Ivan Lendl, carded 71-67 and grabbed a two-shot advantage over teammate Camilla Hedberg and Oklahoma State’s Jayde Panos.
The tournament, hosted by the University of Tulsa, concludes Tuesday beginning with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. (EDT). The Lady Jags will be paired with Coastal Carolina and UT-San Antonio.
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