Sodersten Sits in Top-20 After Day One
    Hannah Sodersten sits in the top-20 of the 108-player field.
    Hannah Sodersten sits in the top-20 of the 108-player field.

    Oct. 13, 2013

    By Elly Walker
    eawalker@mail.fresnostate.edu
    GoBulldogs.com

    FRESNO, Calif. -- Following 36 holes of play in the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate on Saturday, Oct. 12, sophomore Hannah Sodersten leads the Bulldogs at eight-over par, 152 (79-73).

    Sodersten fired six strokes less in round two to move from her tie for 47th place to a tie for 18th.

    Also leading the Bulldogs is Madchen Ly. Ly trails Sodersten by one stroke and sits in a tie for 22nd among a field of 108 players at nine-over par, 153 (76-77).

    "Hannah had a great come back round this afternoon; she and Madchen are good positions for some strong finishes," head coach Emily Milberger said.

    Competing as defending champions, the Fresno State women's golf team delivered an impressive performance in round two to move up on the leaderboard. With a goal to bring home the team title for the second year in a row, the Bulldogs recorded ten less strokes in round two to move them into 12th place.

    "We had a slow start in today's morning round, but I am excited about the fight our ladies had through the second round," Milberger said. "There were some good things happening late today and I am looking forward to continuing those into the final round tomorrow."

    Facing a field of 20 teams, the Bulldogs compete in round three of the Wyoming hosted tournament on Sunday, Oct. 13 in Palm Springs, Calif. The Bulldogs enter round three at 46-over par, 622 (316-306).

    The action will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. There will be no live scoring of the tournament, but check www.gobulldogs.com for the recap.

     

     

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