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.
Gophers Finish 20th in WGCA GPA Rankings
The Maroon and Gold were recognized for having the 20th best team GPA among all NCAA teams.
Women's Golf Announces 2016-17 Schedule
Minnesota will once again open its season at home, as the Gophers unveiled their schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 season on Tuesday.
Five Gophers Named WGCA All-American Scholars
Earning the honor from the Gophers were Emie Peronnin, Sabrine Garrison, Celia Kuenster, Niamh Ward and Muyu Wu.