Gophers in Third Place after Two Rounds of Nittany Lion Invitational

Go Gophers! Anna Laorr heads into the final round of the Nittany Lion Invite in sixth place.
Go Gophers!
Anna Laorr heads into the final round of the Nittany Lion Invite in sixth place.
Go Gophers!

Sept. 29, 2012

Team Leaderboard (After Two Rounds)

Individual Leaderboard (After Two Rounds)

Minnesota improved in the second round of play Saturday at the 2012 Nittany Lion Invitational dropping 10 strokes off of Friday's opening round for a total of 294. The Gophers are three strokes behind second place Old Dominion heading into Sunday's final round.

Sophomore Anna Laorr leads Minnesota and is currently in sixth place individually, as she carded a second-consecutive  career-low round of 73 in the second round. Sophomore Carmen Laguna is in a seven-way tie for 15th place with a 36-hole total of 150, as she matched Laorr for the Gopher low on Saturday with her own round of 73.

Sophomore Sarinee Thitiratanakorn is tied for 22nd after a second round three-over par 74. Junior Banchalee Theinthong improved by nine strokes in the second round and posted a 74. She is tied for 33rd overall.

Senior Jackie Shepherd is in a tie for 37th place with a 36-hole score of 154 following back-to-back cards of 77 in the first two rounds. Redshirt sophomore Taylor Quinn is in 66th place.

The host Nittany Lions lead the competition with a 36-hole combined score of 575 thanks to a tournament-low round of 283 on Saturday. PSU's Ellen Ceresko leads the field at six-under par. Ceresko’s teammate Christina Vosters is tied for second after contributing a four-under par round of 68 and sits at three-under par overall.

The third and final round will commence Sunday morning with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. CT and can be followed live at golfstat.com.

Gopher Scores

6th Anna Laorr 73-73--146
T15th Carmen Laguna 77-73--150
T22nd Sarinee Thitiratanakorn 77-74--151
T33rd Banchalee Theinthong 79-74--153
T37th Jackie Shepherd 77-77--154
66th Taylor Quinn 82-78--160