Bulldogs Move Up; Ly and Björgvinsdóttir Hold Lead

April 25, 2014

By Elly Walker

Day Two Results

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Madchen Ly and Guðrún Brá Björgvinsdóttir maintained the lead among the 45-player field at the Mountain West Championship to finish day two in tie for first place at two-under par, 142 (71-71).

The duo each made five birdies moving the Fresno State women's golf team into second place at 16-over par, 592 (296-296). The Bulldogs trail the tournament frontrunner New Mexico (295-295--590) by two strokes.

"I am really thrilled for another solid round today," head coach Emily Milberger said. "Today we had some really good opportunities that we took advantage of and we definitely put ourselves in a good position to make some numbers and really stay tough through the finishing holes."

Among the top-25 are Bulldogs Hannah Sodersten and Krysta Clark. Clark and Sodersten sit in a tie for 25th place at ten-over par, 154 (77-77).

The Bulldogs return to action at the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at the Mission Hills Country Club on Saturday, April 26 at 7 a.m.

"Madchen and Gudrun are playing really well right now and with them tied for lead I'm forward to some strong finishes," Milberger said. "It will be an exciting finish for sure as we have put ourselves in great position heading into the final round."

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