Gophers are in Eighth Place after 36 Holes in the Desert

Go Gophers! Banchalee Theinthong is in a tie for 19th place after 36 holes in Arizona.
Go Gophers!
Banchalee Theinthong is in a tie for 19th place after 36 holes in Arizona.
Go Gophers!

March 9, 2013

Results (After Two Rounds)

The University of Minnesota women’s golf team is in eighth place after 36 holes of play at the 2013 Clover Cup in Mesa, Arizona. The Gophers opened with a combined team score of 296 in the morning 18 and finished with a 304 in the afternoon session.

Minnesota is just five shots shy of fifth place heading into the third and final round on Sunday. Oklahoma (570) is in first place, followed by SMU (583), Northwestern (588), Texas Tech (589) and Florida International (595).

Anna Laorr turned in the card of the day for Minnesota. She opened with a one over par 73 and followed that up with a 74 and will head into the final round in a tie for 14th place. The Eden Prairie native is looking for her second career top-20 finish and her first top-10 finish.

Junior Banchalee Theinthong is one shot behind Laorr after posting consecutive rounds of 74 at Longbow Golf Course and is in a tie for 19th place. Senior Jackie Shepherd is in a tie for 34th place after rounds of 74 and 78 while sophomore Carmen Laguna posted rounds of 75 and 78 and is in a tie for 39th place.

Sophomore Sarinee Thitiratanakorn carded rounds of 80 and 78 and is in a tie for 68th place and Taylor Quinn, playing the tournament as an individual, is in a tie for 79th place after posting cards of 79 and 82.   

Sunday’s third and final round can be followed live at www.golfstat.com.

Gopher Scores

T14th AnnaLaorr 73-74--147
T19th Banchalee Theinthong 74-74--148
T34th Jackie Shepherd 74-78--152
T39th Carmen Laguna 75-78--153
T68th Sarinee Thitiratanakorn 80-78--158
T79th Taylor Quinn* 79-82--161

* Playing as an individual