No. 18 Spartan Women's Golf Remains in Sixth After Two Rounds at Regional Challenge
Feb. 15, 2011
PALOS VERDES, Calif. - The No. 18 Michigan State women's golf team improved by 10 shots in the second round of the Regional Challenge with a team score of 299 on Tuesday. The Spartans remain in sixth place overall in the 13-team field with a 608 (309-299).
Freshman Christine Meier led MSU with a 71 in the second round as she moved up the leaderboard into a tie for 24th place. Meier was 3-over on the front nine with a 38, but caught fire on the back nine with five birdies to finish even par. Meier had six birdies on the day. Through two rounds, Meier has a total of 150 (79-71).
Senior Aimee Neff is tied for 14th place with a 6-over 148 after carding her second straight round of 74 on Tuesday. Along with Neff and Meier, sophomore Caroline Powers is also in the top 30 on the leaderboard with a 152 (76-76).
Junior Lindsey Solberg rounded out the team's scoring on Tuesday with a 78 (+7). Solberg owns a two-round total of 158 (80-78).
Freshman Allysssa Ferrell is at 161 (81-80).
No. 3 UCLA leads the tournament by two strokes over No. 2 USC with a team total of 583 (296-297).
The third and final round of the Regional Challenge is set for Wednesday, although there is an 80 percent chance of rain in the Los Angeles area.
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