Women's Golf in Eighth Place After Two Rounds at Big Ten Championships
Bloomington, Ind.; Apirl 28, 2006 - The Penn State women's golf team sits in eighth place after two rounds at the Big Ten Championships being held at the IU Golf Course in Bloomington. The Nittany Lions shot 15-over 303 in the first round and improved on that by one shot in the second, carding a 14-over 302 for a two-round total of 29-over 605.
The Lions lead ninth-place Wisconsin by eight strokes and trail seventh place Iowa by two shots. Penn State is also just eight shots out of fifth place, which is held by Michigan at 21-over 597. Purdue lead the field at 10-over 586.
Individually for Penn State, Maggie Lester is tied for 15th place with two other golfers at six-over 150 (73-77). Amber Weinerth shot a first round 80 but rebounded with an even-par 72 in the second round, placing her in a tie for 24th place at eight-over 152. Katrin Wolfe and Lauren Lundy are each tied for 28th place at nine-over 153. Wolfe shot rounds of 76-77 while Lundy carded 74-79. Evelyn Paik is at 13-over 157 (81-76) and Sara Lester is at 14-over 158 (80-78).
There are only two players in the entire field that are under par after the first two rounds. Alice Kim of Northwestern shot the low round of the day with a four-under 68 in the first round and leads the field by one stroke at four-under 140 (68-72). Elaine Harris of Indiana is at three-under 141 (71-70). After that, the third place group sits at one-over par 145.
Round three tees off at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. Live scoring is available here.