Women¡¯s Golf Remains in 13th Place After Second Round of the Mercedes-Benz Championship

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Knoxville, Tenn.; October 14, 2006 ¨CWith a team score of 47-over 615, the Nittany Lions stay in 13th place after the second day of the Mercedes-Benz Championship. Alabama, in 12th place, is only one stroke ahead of the Nittany Lions.

Auburn remains in first place with a two-round score of 20-over 588. Georgia, four strokes behind Auburn, is in second place. Individually, Lacey Jones of Southern Methodist shot two-over 73 and remains in first place. Jones has a two-round total of two-under 140.

The Nittany Lions continue to be led by senior Maggie Lester, who shot three-over 74, giving her a two-round score six-over 147. For the second round in a row, Lester shot one-under par on the back nine. Lester is tied in seventh place.

Junior Christin Pacacha improved her score from yesterday¡¯s round by five strokes, for a round score of four-over 75. Sara Lester shot seven-over 78 and improved her score by two strokes.

Megan Padua and Evelyn Paik also participated in the second round and shot seven-over 78 and 12-over 83, respectively.

The third and final round of the Mercedes-Benz Championship will be held Sunday, October 15 at the Cherokee Country Club with tee times starting at 8:30 a.m.

 

 

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