BROKEN ARROW, Okla. –– The Tulsa Golden Hurricane women’s golf team sits in second place following Monday’s 36 holes at the Dale McNamara Invitational on the par-72 Cedar Ridge Country Club course.
Tulsa carded a first round 4-over 292 and had a score of 2-under par in Monday’s afternoon round for a 36-hole total of 578. The Hurricane will enter Tuesday’s final round just three strokes behind tournament leader and fellow American Athletic Conference member South Florida’s score of 575.
North Texas (586), Nebraska (589) and James Madison (592) rounded out the top-5 teams.
After a 1-over par opening round 73, Tulsa sophomore Lovisa Gunnar tallied five birdies and had just one bogey for a 4-under par 68 in second round action to finish at 3-under 141 for second place after the first 36 holes. Freshman Grace Kilcrease turned in an even-par 144 score after identical rounds of 72 to finish the day in a sixth-place tie.
Gunnar trails South Florida’s Melanie Green by one stroke, as Green carded a 4-under par score of 140.
Senior Lilly Thomas was the third Tulsa golfer to place among the top-10 after two rounds after scores of 71 and 74 for a 1-over par 145 total for 10th place.
Sydney Seigel is in 25th place after a 6-over par 150 total with rounds of 78 and 72, while Emily Boehrer finished in 43rd place with a score of 153. Playing as an individual Jenni Roller placed 53rd with a total score of 155.
Final round action will get underway with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Tuesday.
- South Florida 291-284=575
- Tulsa 292-286=578
- North Texas 292-294=586
- Nebraska 298-291=589
- James Madison 307-285=592
- UTSA 303-292=595
- BYU 307-291=598
- Kansas State 306-294=600
- Sacramento State 302-300=602
- Sam Houston 307-300=607
T11. Middle Tennessee 307-301=608
T11. Boise State 308-300=608
- Oral Roberts 323-296=619
- Lovisa Gunnar 73-68=141
T6. Grace Kilcrease 72-72=144
T10. Lilly Thomas 71-74=145
T25. Sydney Seigel 78-72=150
T43. Emily Boehrer 76-77=153
T53. Jenni Roller** 77-78=155
**played as an individual
- Melania Green, USF 73-67=140
T2. Lovisa Gunnar, Tulsa 73-68=141
T2. Audrey Tan, North Texas 70-72=142
T2. Lauren Heinlein, USF 69-73=142
T5. Haley Vargas, Kansas State 74-69=143