Lobos 13th, Stevens 23rd at The Farms Invitational

April 1, 2013

The University of New Mexico women's golf team is in 13th place after two rounds of The Farms Invitational in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

The Lobos started the day in a tie for 11th, but shot a 31-over 319 today at the demanding Farms Golf Club (par 72, 6,202 yards). UNM has a 36-hole total of 60-over 636 (317-319).

No. 1 ranked Southern California continues to lead the 15-team field at 11-over 587. UNLV is 13 shots back at 600.

UNM junior Sammi Stevens birdied her final two holes today (No. 8 and 9) for a 74. She is tied for 23rd at 8-over 152 (78-74). Stevens was 1 over on her round after a birdie on the 14th hole (No. 4). She suffered a double bogey on 5 and a bogey on 6 to drop to 4 over before the birdie-birdie finish.

Junior Manon De Roey is at 158 (78-80), tied for 43rd.

Junior Sofia Hoglund is tied for 53rd at 162 (79-83) while senior Beth Buchner shot 82 for the second straight round and is tied for 61st at 164. Freshman Xenia Knopf is tied for 72nd at 171 (84-87).

Southern Cal's Sophia Popov is the only golfer in the 84-player field in red numbers at 1-under 143 (74-69).

Final round action begins Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Mountain Time.