MOBILE, Ala. (9/15/19) – The Arkansas State women’s golf team shot a second-round 289 in the USA Intercollegiate at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove Crossings Course.
A-State’s second-round 289 (+2) ranks as the seecond-lowest score since at least the 1998-99 season. The Red Wolves have a two-round total of 582 (+6) to stand tied for fifth among 16 teams, one stroke behind Troy (+4). UAB continues to lead the tournament with a two-round total of 570 (-6) after a second round 285 (-3). Houston Baptist (+3) and North Florida (+4) are second and third, respectively, heading into the third and final round on Monday.
Senior Grayson Gladden followed up an opening round 70 (-2) with an even par 72 to move up to a tie for fourth in the individual standings with a two-round score of 142 (-2). Junior Maria Jose Atristain Vega has a career best two-round total of 146 (+2) after a second consecutive round of 73 (+1). Freshman Kayla Burke posted a season low round of 72 (E) to move up to a tie for 18th with Atristain Vega and six others at +2 (146) for the tournament. Sophomore Olivia Schmidt carded a 72 (E) Sunday and is tied for 28th with a total of 148 (+4). Freshman Elise Schultz enters the final round with a total of 153 (+9) after a second round 77 (+5). Competing as an individual, freshman Syndi Leung posted a second round 78 (+7) to rank tie for 60th with a total of 153 (+9).
The third round is set to begin at 8:00 AM on Monday. For the latest on A-State women’s golf, follow on Twitter (@AStateGolf), Facebook (/AStateWGolf) and Instagram (AStateWGolf).
USA Intercollegiate | RTJ Magnolia Grove | Mobile, Ala.
T5. Arkansas State | 293-289=582 (+6)
T4. Grayson Gladden | 70-72=142 (-2)
T18. Kayla Burke | 74-72=146 (+2)
T18. Maria Jose Atristain Vega | 73-73=146 (+2)
T28. Olivia Schmidt | 76-72=148 (+4)
T60. Elise Schultz | 76-77=153 (+9)
T60. Sydni Leung* | 75-78=153 (+9)
*Competing as individual