Kentucky in 19th after Two Rounds of NCAA East Regional
May 9, 2014
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – With only 18 holes to play in the NCAA East Regional, the University of Kentucky women’s golf team sits in 19th place following a 16-over par, 304, in the second round at the SouthWood Golf Club. Through two rounds UK’s team score is 23-over par, 599. Final round action begins Saturday morning at 7:45 a.m. ET.
No. 12 Vanderbilt sits atop the team standings at 10-under par, 277, while No. 2 Duke (-4), Tulane (-2), No. 5 South Carolina (-2) and No. 20 Virginia (-1) complete the top five. Stanford’s Mariah Stackhouse is currently atop the individual standings at 5-under par, 139.
Rounding out the rest of the team standings were No. 8 Stanford (+1), NC State (+4), Campbell (+5), Florida State (+9), No. 14 Pepperdine (+11), Texas State (+12), East Tennessee State (+13), No. 17 UCF (+16), East Carolina (+16), Georgia (+18), No. 24 Auburn (+18), Louisville (+20), Baylor (+21), UK (+23), Seton Hall (+27), Troy (+28), College of Charleston (+31), Murray State (+47) and Alabama State (+53).
Freshman Haley Mills and sophomore Cylia Damerau lead the Wildcats at 4-over par, 148, which puts them in a tie for 46th entering Saturday’s final round. Mills posted a 3-over par, 75, on Friday, while Damerau carded the low UK round at 1-over par, 73.
Senior Liz Breed shot a 6-over par, 78, in the second round dropping her into a tie for 68th at 6-over par, 150, for the tournament. Sophomore Sarah Harris also recorded a 6-over par, 78, on Friday. Harris is 10-over par, 154, through two rounds placing her in a tie for 98th. Freshman Alessandra Walker rounds out the UK lineup in a tie for 109th with a score of 13-over par, 157. Walker shot 10-over par, 82, during Friday’s second round.
Eight teams and two individuals will advance from each regional to participate in the championship’s finals at the Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla., May 20-23. For more information on the University of Kentucky women’s golf team please visit UKathletics.com and follow on Twitter @UKWomensGolf.
Second Round Results:
19. Kentucky: 295-304=599 (+23)
T46. Haley Mills: 73-75=148 (+4)
T46. Cylia Damerau: 75-73=148 (+4)
T68. Liz Breed: 72-78=150 (+6)
T98. Sarah Harris: 76-78=154 (+10)
T109. Alessandra Walker: 75-82=157 (+13)