March 28, 2014
TUCSON, Ariz. (Gophersports.com) – Carmen Laguna is tied for third after two rounds of play at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational as the University of Minnesota women’s golf program sits in sixth after the first day of competition.
The Gophers opened the tournament with a 293 in the first round and followed with a 300 in the second round for a first-day score of 593. At 17 over par, the Gophers are 14 shots back of Nebraska (291-288—579) while Kent State (292-292—584), Gonzaga (289-297—586), Kansas State (296-203—589) and Missouri (293-299—592) round out the top five among the 15-team field.
Individually, Laguna paced the Gophers through the first 36 holes. The junior shot an even-par 72 to open the day and followed up with a one-under 71 in the afternoon session. Her two-round 143 is three shots off the lead of Gonzaga’s Alice Kim (72-68—140, four under).
Competing as an individual, Taylor Quinn ranks tied for 14th at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational. Quinn followed up her opening round 76 with a one-under 71 (76-71—147, three over).
Freshman Emie Peronnin finds herself in a tie for 24th (72-76—148, four over) while Anna Laorr (75-76—151, seven over) and Sarinee Thitiratanakorn (74-77—151, seven over) are part of a four-way tie for 38th. Banchalee Theinthong (77-78—155, 11 over) is tied for 58th.
The final round of the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational is set for 9 a.m. CT on Saturday.
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