Three in Top 25 After Day One of Invite
Sept. 11, 2017

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WOODBURY, Minn. -
Junior Muyu Wu sits tied for 13th, leading the Minnesota women’s golf team after 36 holes of action at the Minnesota Invitational on Monday.

On a chamber of commerce weather day at Prestwick Golf Club, the new home for the annual event, the Gophers are ninth in the team standings (290-284—574, -2) with three players among the top 25.

Wu is three strokes under par (72-69—141), one of two players tied for 13th. Two strokes back are a pair of freshmen, Grace Kellar (71-73—144) and Kate Lillie (73-71—144), who are among a tie for 25th place at even par.

Two shots behind is senior Sabrine Garrison, who is tied for 39th at two-over-par (75-71—146). Freshman Joanne Free rounds out the lineup tied for 56th at six-over-par 150 (74-76).

Three Gophers are competing individually, led by redshirt freshman Christine Portillo who is tied for 66th (79-73—152). Freshman Jessica Lee is tied for 71st (77-77—154) while junior Maggie Heggerston is tied for 75th (80-75—155).

Michigan State holds the team lead after two rounds at 19-under-par, with the Spartans’ Paz Marta Sans atop the leaderboard at nine-under-par, including a tournament and course record 64 in the opening round.

The Minnesota Invitational concludes Tuesday with a 9:15 a.m. shotgun start.

9 Minnesota 290 284 574
T13 Muyu Wu (1) 72 69 141
T25 Grace Kellar (3) 71 73 144
T25 Kate Lillie (4) 73 71 144
T39 Sabrine Garrison (2) 75 71 146
T56 Joanne Free (5) 74 76 150

Individuals
Pos. Player (Team) Rd 1 Rd 2 Total
T66 Christine Portillo (Minnesota) 79 73 152
T71 Jessica Lee (Minnesota) 77 77 154
T75 Maggie Heggerston (Minnesota) 80 75 155

 

 

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