Coming off a week that saw the University of Minnesota women’s team win its first tournament of the spring season, they find themselves in a tie for 10th place with the University of Texas-San Antonio and Portland State University after day one and 36 holes at the Oregon Duck Invitational.
The Gophers shot 323 in Monday morning’s 18 holes at the Eugene Country Club and were in 13th place heading into the afternoon round. The University of Oregon led by five strokes over the University of California Davis at the turn and by one stroke heading into Tuesday’s round.
Oregon’s Kendra Little shot a 2-under 70 in the morning 18 holes and a 1-over 73 in the afternoon session and leads Amy Eneroth of Washington State by one stroke.
The Gophers bettered there score by nine strokes in the afternoon round of 18 as they carded a 314 led by Teresa Puga with a 77-78, 155 and is in a tie for 22nd place. Mary Narsizi carded an 80-81, 161 while Samantha Sommers (90-75) and Young Na Lee (85-80) both shot 165 and are tied for 61st place. Michelle Edlin is in 77th place after carding an 81-90, 171. Christine Herzog, playing as an individual for the Gophers, is tied with Puga for 22nd place after shooting a 77-78, 155.
Round three of the Oregon Duck Invitational tees off on Tuesday morning at the par 72 Eugene Country Club at 10:30 a.m. Central.