Women's Golf Team Jumps to Fourth at New Mexico Invite|
Oct. 8, 2013
CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati women's golf team moved up the leaderboard one spot Tuesday after turning in a team score of 294, a three stroke improvement from Monday's round.
The Bearcats are just 14 strokes back of leader UC Irvine (290-287=577) heading into Wednesday's final round. Portland State (291-288=579) is second ahead of Nevada (293-291=584) and Idaho (304-287=591), who is tied with Cincinnati (297-294=591) for fourth.
"The girls are fighting hard," stated head coach Janet Carl. "We're looking forward to having a chance to put together a great round tomorrow."
Two Bearcats are currently in the top 10 out of the field of 77. Olivia Dose (Goteborg, Sweden/Goteborg Hogre Samskola) carded rounds of 71 and 73 during the tournament to sit tied for seventh place with a total score of 144. Andrea Malek (Tibro, Sweden/Klippans Gymnasieskola) is just one stroke back of Dose with rounds of 74 and 71, placing her tied for ninth. Malek picked up her second eagle of the season during Tuesday's round, finishing the par-5 16th hole in three strokes.
Valentina Herrera (Bogota, Columbia) ranks 41st after a second-round 75 while Stefanie Mitchell (Sarasota, Fla./Riverview High School) and Ashley Cassidy (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks) shot rounds of 80 and 75 respectively to round out Cincinnati's scoring team at the event. Cassidy also picked up an eagle Tuesday, also on the 16th hole.
The final round at the Price's "Give `Em Five" Intercollegiate will start Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.