LBSU moves up to 13th place after second round at Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown
Oct. 22, 2012
LAS VEGAS - Despite battling gusty winds all day reaching up to 35 miles per hour, the Long Beach State women's golf team recorded the fourth best score in Monday's second round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown to finish in 13th place.
LBSU shot a 302 to improve by 20 shots after finishing in 17th after Sunday's opening round at the Stallion Mountain Golf Club. The 49ers remains just two shots behind Kansas State and Kennesaw State (+46) tied for 11th and three strokes behind Fresno State (+45) in 10th.
UCF (+20) moved into the lead after recording a 293 to lead by two shots over second-place Penn State (+22) and three shots over Indiana (+23) in third. Tournament host UNLV is tied for sixth with Missouri at 31-over.
Freshman Kassidy Teare led the way for LBSU, shooting a second round 72 tie for 36th place. Teare improved by 10 strokes to move up in the standings by 40 spots. The Vista, Calif. native recorded two birdies and one bogey on the back-nine to finish at 1-under. Teare closed out the remaining nine holes with three bogeys and her first eagle as a 49er on the par-3, 497-yard second hole.
Junior Rochelle Chan and freshman Shawnee Martinez are tied for 57th at 14-over 158. Chan improved by two shots for a 78 to move up in the standings from 62nd, while Martinez improved by eight strokes for a 75 to move up from 83rd.
Sophomore Bow-Kay Salotti, playing as an individual, shot an 82 to tie for 86th.
Christina Vosters of Penn State sits on top of the leaderboard with an even-144, leading by one shot over Ally McDonald of Mississippi State.
Final round concludes on Tuesday with LBSU teeing off at 7:45 a.m. with Idaho and New Mexico State.