Women's Golf |
March 15, 2014
MESA, Ariz. - The University of Cincinnati women's golf team dropped seven strokes from their first round score to shoot a 304 during the second day of the Clover Cup hosted by Notre Dame in Mesa, Arizona.
Despite the score improvement, the Bearcats were unable to move up the leaderboard, finishing the day tied for 14th but sitting just five strokes out of ninth place.
Andrea Malek (Tibro, Sweden/Klippans Gymnasieskola) had the biggest turnaround for UC, rebounding from a first-day 85 to shoot a 74 during Saturday's round. After starting her round with bogies on two of her first three holes, Malek then recorded an eagle on hole No. 1 to put her back at par. She finished the round at 2-over-par to card a 74. Malek has the only eagle on the 522-yard par-five first hole.
Stefanie Mitchell (Sarasota, Fla./Riverview) leads the Bearcats after 36 holes with rounds of 76-73=149. The sophomore finished the round with four birdies and currently stands in 18th place.
Ashley Cassidy (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks) is in 34th after two rounds with a score of 75-78=153. Olivia Dose (Goteborg, Sweden/Goteborg Hogre Samskola) is tied for 47th with a score of 76-79=155 while Malek is 60th (85-74=159). Valentina Herrera (Bogota, Colombia) rounded out UC's scoring team with a score of 84-82=166 to place 83rd.
Competing as an individual, Tara Liebert (Mason, Ohio/Mason) is tied for 85th with scores of 84-87=171.
Colorado continues to lead the team standings with a score of 292-297=589 ahead of No. 38 Louisville (299-292=591). Jennifer Coleman took over the top individual spot with a two-under round of 69 on Saturday to bring her 36-hole score to 139.
The third and final round at the Clover Cup will begin Sunday morning.