April 16, 2012
By Andy Conli
FRESNO, Calif. - In a field packed with nine teams ranked in the top 50, the Fresno State women's golf team sits in 13th place out of 15 teams after the first two rounds of competition at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate held at Half Moon Bay Golf Links.
The Bulldogs shot an 11-over, 299 during the first round which marked the fourth time this season they shot under 300. They recorded a 16-over, 304 for the second round to put them at 27-over par going into the final round of competition Tuesday.
The talented field is highlighted by No. 1 UCLA who separated themselves from the competition with a 13-under par and is 14 strokes ahead of second place, No. 3 USC.
Fresno State was paced by freshman Madchen Ly who recorded a 1-over, 73 during the second round to move up 15 positions into a tie for 29th (149, +5). Ly led the 'Dogs on the day with five birdies over the two rounds.
Senior Louisa Lies fired a first round 1-under, 71, her second round this season under par, but shot an 80 over the second round to put her at 7-over and in a tie for 49th.
No. 3 Erynne Lee of UCLA holds the individual lead at 8-under with fellow teammate No. 7 Tiffany Lua five strokes behind at 3-under and tied for second place with No. 12 Lisa McCloskey of USC.
The 'Dogs will compete Tuesday in the final round of the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate with a shotgun start scheduled for 8:00 a.m. PST.
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