Bulldogs Make Move at WAC Championship
Yano sank five birdies to help her tie her lowest round of the season, 71
Yano sank five birdies to help her tie her lowest round of the season, 71

April 24, 2012

By Andy Conli

FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State women's golf made the biggest jump during the second round of the WAC Championship by recording a 9-over, 297 to move into third place going into the final day of competition Wednesday.

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The Bulldogs improved on their first round score by eight strokes to sit at 26-over, 602 and are only six shots from second place Idaho. Three-time defending champion San Jose State matched their first round performance by firing a 3-over, 291 to lead by 14 strokes.

Senior Louisa Lies continues to lead the 'Dogs after carding another 1-over, 73 to sit at 2-over and in a tie for fifth. Lies made the turn at 2-under, 34 after firing three birdies on the front nine and finished the day with five, including one on the 495-yard, par-5 18th.

Junior Shaylee Yano made the biggest improvement by moving into a tie for 16th after firing a 1-under, 71. Yano recorded a bogey-free 3-under, 33 on the front nine and added two more birdies to also finish with a total of five.

Christine Uhalde shot a 2-over, 74 to move into a tie for 13th at 7-over while Madchen Ly carded a 7-over, 79 to sit in 18th at 9-over. Krysta Clark is in a tie for 29th at 26-over.

After starting the day in second, defending champion Kayla Mortellaro of Idaho jumped into first by firing a 1-under, 71 and sits at 3-under. Teammates Kathleen Rojas and Madeleine Ziegert of San Jose State are in second place at even-par.

The Bulldogs return to action Wednesday to compete in the final round of the WAC Championship with tee times starting at 7:30 a.m. PST.

"Discover Fresno State Athletics!" Follow live scoring of the final round of the WAC Championship at Golfstat.com and check GoBulldogs.com for the recap.



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