Sooners slip to 11th in Lubbock Regional

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After two rounds of the NCAA Lubbock Regional, the No. 25 Oklahoma women’s golf team holds 11th place. The three-day, 54-hole tournament is taking place at the par -72, 6,593-yard Rawls Course in Lubbock, Texas.

The Sooners posted a 301 (+13) in Tuesday’s second round to bring their 36-hole total to 600 (+24). No.2 Arizona State is in first place at 570 (-6) after recording a 277 (-11) in the second round. No. 9 Texas Tech holds second place (582; +6) followed by No.12 Oregon and No. 3 Furman tied for third place at 583 (+7). No. 5 Texas is in fifth place at 589 (+13).

Julienne Soo leads the Sooners for the second day in a row, and is tied for tenth place out of 95 competitors with an overall 144 (E). Soo totaled a 72 (E) for Tuesday’s round. The sophomore had another strong start after firing four birdies in a row on the first four holes.

Junior Hannah Wood ended the day three strokes better than in the opening session after recording a 72 (E). Wood is tied for 19th place (147; +3), posting five birdies on the day.

Valerie Tanguay carded a 78 (+6) and is tied for 56th place with a total score of 154 (+10). Classmate Rylee Pedigo finished the second round shooting a 79 (+7) and holds a two round score of 155 (+11). Pedigo is tied for 64th place.

Ana Ruiz also registered a 79 (+7). The junior is in share of 78th place (158; +14).

“We started on fire this morning and make a lot of mistakes on the back nine,” said head coach Veronique Drouin-Luttrell. “We still have one more round and will need to believe in ourselves. Anything can happen in team golf, so it’s important to go out early tomorrow and post some good scores.”

The Sooners will tee off for Wednesday’s final round of the NCAA Regional tournament at 8 a.m. CT. Live results are available at

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