Cowgirls drop into second in Lady Puerto Rico Classic

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RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico –  The Oklahoma State women’s golf team turned in a 296 in the second round of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.

The Cowgirls dealt with tough conditions on the course as they shot 8-over par and fell to second place on the team leaderboard. Texas Tech took over the top spot as the Red Raiders posted the only below-par round of the day at 5-under par to move to 3-over for the tournament.

Texas Tech’s head coach, JoJo Robertson, has familiar ties with the Cowgirl golf program. She is the sister of Cowgirl head coach, Greg Robertson, and was a first-team All-Big 12 selection in the 1999 season for the Cowgirls.

In the second round, Lianna Bailey carded a 1-under par 71 to move to 2-under for the tournament and into a tie for fifth place. Bailey’s 11 birdies over the first two rounds are the most by any player in the event.

Isbaella Fierro sits at 1-over par for the tournament after carding a 75 on the day. Hailey Jones turned in a 4-over par 76 and sits one stroke back of Fierro in a tie for 17th place.

Maja Stark played a solid back nine and is in a tie for 24th place, while Han-Hsuan Yu is 12-over par for the tournament after shooting 4-over par in the second round. Emma Whitaker turned in an 81 and is in a tie for 66 place as an individual.

The Cowgirls will tee off at 5:30 a.m. CT Tuesday morning for the final 18 holes of the event needing to make up two strokes to catch Texas Tech and earn their second win of the season.

 

Team Leaderboard

1.Texas Tech (+3) 296-283 – 579

  1. Oklahoma State (+5) 285-296 – 581

Individual Leaderboard

T1. Alyssa Montgomery, Virginia Tech (-4) 72-68 – 140

T1. Irene Kim, Northwestern (-4) 69-71 – 140

The Cowgirls

T5. Lianna Bailey (-2) 71-71 – 142

T12. Isabella Fierro (+1) 70-75 – 145

T17. Hailey Jones (+2) 70-76 – 146

T24. Maja Stark (+2) 74-74 – 148

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