Wildcats in 12th after Round Two of East Regional
May 10, 2013
AUBURN, Ala. – The University of Kentucky women’s golf team concluded round two of the 2013 NCAA East Regional, shooting 8-over-par, 296. UK is in 12th place at 21-over for the tournament in the 24-team field played at the Auburn University Club in Auburn, Ala.
Alabama leads the field at 22-under, while Tulane is in second at 8-under. The top eight teams from the regional will advance to the championship finals at the University of Georgia Golf Course in Athens, Ga., May 21-24. Kentucky is 11 shots off from Tennessee and UCLA, who are tied for eighth at 10-over-par.
Junior Liz Breed fired the low score on the day for the Wildcats, shooting even par, 72. Breed equaled a team-high with three birdies on Friday, including back-to-back birdies on holes No. 9 and 10. The Waynesboro, Pa., native is tied for 81st in the tournament at 9-over-par.
Senior Betsie Johnson also posted three birdies on the afternoon on her way to a 2-over-par, 74 day. Johnson charted her second consecutive 2-over-par day and is 4-over for the invitational. She is the leading Wildcat in the championship tied for 42nd.
Freshman Sarah Harris recorded a team-best 13 pars on Friday and had two birdies to finish at 2-over on the afternoon. The Hermitage, Tenn., is tied for 48th at 5-over-par for the event.
Freshman Cylia Damerau, who led the Cats with an even par round on Thursday, shot 5-over-par on Friday and is tied for 48th at 5-over. Senior Ashleigh Albrecht was 4-over today and is tied for 96th at 12-over-par.
Kentucky will resume play on Saturday with their final round of the East Regional. Albrecht will tee off first for UK at 8:00 a.m. ET from hole No. 1. Breed, Damerau, Harris and Johnson will follow, respectively, in 10 minute intervals.
Follow the East Regional of the 2013 NCAA Championship with live scoring on Golfstat.com. For more information on the University of Kentucky women’s golf team please visit UKathletics.com.
2013 NCAA Championship – East Regional
May 9-11, Auburn, Ala.
Auburn University Club
T42. Betsie Johnson – 74 – 74 – 148 (+4)
T48. Sarah Harris – 75 – 74 – 149 (+5)
T48. Cylia Damerau – 72 – 77 – 149 (+5)
T81. Liz Breed – 81 – 72 – 153 - (+9)
T96. Ashleigh Albrecht – 80 – 76 – 156 (+12)
12. Kentucky – 301 – 296 – 597 (+21)