Gunnar, Roller push TU up leaderboard in Nexus Collegiate

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NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas –– Behind a solid team effort, the Tulsa women golfers moved from sixth to fourth place during second round action Tuesday at the Nexus Collegiate on the par-72 Albany Golf Club course.

The final 18 holes will be played Wednesday.

Tulsa carded 1-over par 289 on Tuesday for the best round of the day among the 11-team field. The Golden Hurricane now trail first-place Kentucky by just eight strokes with an 11-over par 587 total score for 36 holes. Kentucky has 3-over total of 579, followed by Iowa State (582) and North Texas (586). Tulsa in fourth place and Texas Tech (591) round out the top-5 teams.

Golden Hurricane junior Lovisa Gunnar led the way in second round play with a 3-under par 69 to move into a 12th place tie with a total score of 3-over par 147. After a double-bogey on her second hole, the par-5 11th, Gunnar regrouped to knock down three birdie putts and one eagle to close out the day.

Sophomore Jenni Roller leads the Hurricane in eighth place overall with a 1-over par 145. Roller turned in an even-par 72 Tuesday with five birdies, three bogeys and one double bogey. Fellow sophomore Grace Kilcrease recorded a score of 3-over par 75 as her 148 total score puts her in a tie for 14th place.

Redshirt-freshman Allyn Stephens turned in Tulsa’s third-best round of the day with a score of 73 for a 20th place score of 149. Newcomer Sirah Steinhoff, playing in her first tournament with the Hurricane, sits in 35th place after her second straight score of 4-over par 76 for a two-round total of 152.

Playing as an individual, freshman Norah Seidl finished with an 82 for a 36-hole total of 168.

Illinois’ Isabel Sy moved into first place individually with a three-stroke lead over first-round leader Laney Frey of Kentucky. Sy shot a 3-under 69 for a 139 two-day total score.


 

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