Lobos Move Up 5 Spots at Berning Classic
Oct. 16, 2012
Putting a bad first round behind them, the University of New Mexico women's golf team made the biggest jump in the team standings today at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic in Norman, Okla.
The Lobos shot a second-round 308, moving up five spots into a tie for 12th place with Kent State at 618 (310-308). UNM started the day in a tie for last place in the 18-team field.
Playing at its own Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club (par 72, 6,327 yards), host Oklahoma continues to lead the field at 579. Texas Tech (594) trails the Sooners by 15 shots.
Junior Sammi Stevens is the top Lobo at 150 (76-74), tied for 21st place. She finished strong today with three birdies in her last four holes (6, 8 and 9).
A triple bogey 6 spoiled junior Sofia Hoglund's round. She shot 79 and is tied for 42nd at 154 (75-79).
Junior Manon De Roey is tied for 60th at 156 (79-77). De Roey entered the tournament fifth in the nation with a scoring average of 71.17.
Senior Beth Buchner is tied for 68th at 158 (80-78). She was 1 over on her round thru 10 holes today, but made five bogeys in a seven-hole stretch on the back nine. Freshman Xenia Knopf is at 181 (89-92).
Notre Dame's Lindsey Weaver leads the individual race at 4-under 140.
Final round action begins Wednesday with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. MT. Live scoring is available at GolfStat.com.