49ers tied for fifth place after two rounds at Rose City Collegiate
Oct. 1, 2012
AURORA, Ore. - The Long Beach State women's golf team is tied for fifth place after two rounds of play at the third annual Rose City Collegiate at Langdon Farms Golf Club in Aurora, Ore.
LBSU recorded a 27-over-par 315 in the opening round to finish in seventh. The 49ers improved by 13 strokes in the second round for a 302 to move up in the standings to tie for fifth with future Big West Conference member Boise State. LBSU has a 36-hole score of 41-over 617.
Seattle leads the field of 13 teams with an 18-over 594 as the Redhawks holds a 13-shot lead over second-place Oregon State (+31) and 15 shots over third-place Northern Arizona and Cal State Fullerton (+33).
Freshmen Kassidy Teare and Shawnee Martinez led the way for the 49ers, tying for 22nd with an 11-over 155. Teare carded an opening round 82 to tie for 47th, coming back in the second round with a nine shot improvement for a 73. Martinez, playing in her first collegiate tournament, shot a 74 to tie for sixth, but fell in the standings after shooting an 81.
Sophomore Chaewon Parkis just one shot behind with a 12-over 156, tying for 25th. Park recorded a 79 in the opening round to tie for 34th and made a two-shot improvement in the afternoon round.
After shooting an 83 to start the tournament, senior Simone Hoey came back in the second round firing a 74 to improve by nine shots.
Junior Rochelle Chan is tied for 34th at 14-over 158 after carding rounds of 80 and 78.
Playing as individuals redshirt sophomore Ashley Greer is tied for 34th at 14-over 158 and sophomore Bow-Kay Salotti is in 72nd at 27-over 171. Greer finished in second out of nine players playing as individuals after recording an opening round 78 to tie for 25th and returned in the afternoon round with an 80.
Clare Sorenson of Seattle leads the field of 74 players with a 1-under 143, holding a one-stroke lead over A Ram Choi of Portland State.
Final round action concludes on Tuesday with LBSU starting at 8:45 a.m. from the No. 1 tee and will be paired with Cal State Fullerton and Boise State.
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