Women's Golf Retains Lead Following Round Two of Big West Championship
Jennifer Yu remains atop the leaderboard following second day action.
IRVINE, Calif. - Long Beach State women's golf retained their opening day lead after the second round of play at Strawberry Farms Golf Club in the Big West Championship. The Beach was led by Jennifer Yu, who kept her spot at the top of the leaderboard through 36 holes.
Long Beach State currently has a seven-stroke lead over second-place UC Davis. The Beach currently has three athletes ranked in the top 10, with two ranked in the top five.
Yu, who began the day in first place, shot a 74, three-over par and currently holds a two-stroke lead following her second round.
Cara Barker and Haley Tygret hold positions within the top ten following the second round. Barker is currently tied for fourth-place after shooting a 77, six-over par while Tygret is tied for eighth-place following a 78, seven-over par card. Maria Davis climbed into the Top 20 after recording the second best round of the day for LBSU with a 75, and Holland Shourds sits tied for 15th, closing Monday 10-over par.
Long Beach State looks to win the Big West Championship for the first time since 2009, and Yu is aiming to be the second individual champion from the Beach after Kay Hoey was the medalist in 2007.
The final round of the tournament will begin at 8:45 a.m. tomorrow while live scoring for the event can be followed at golfstat.com.
2018 Big West Women's Golf Championship
First and Second Round Results
1. Long Beach State -- 285-304 - 589 (+21)
2. UC Davis -- 295-301 - 596 (+28)
3. UC Irvine -- 300-299 - 599 (+31)
4. Cal Poly -- 300-301 - 601 (+33)
5. Hawai'i -- 308-299 - 607 (+39)
6. Cal State Fullerton -- 299-315 - 614 (+46)
7. UC Riverside -- 304-314 - 618 (+50)
8. CSUN -- 306-315 - 621 (+53)
Long Beach State Players
1. Jennifer Yu -- 70-74 -- 144 (+2)
T4. Cara Barker -- 71-77 -- 148 (+6)
T8. Haley Tygret -- 71-78 -- 149 (+7)
T15. Holland Shourds -- 73-79 -- 152 (+10)
T18. Maria Davis -- 78-75 -- 153 (+11)
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