Women's golf in seventh heading into final round in Puerto Rico

Feb. 17, 2014

RIO GRANDE, PUERTO RICO – The No. 29 Auburn women’s golf team shot a 10-over 298 on the second day of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic at the River Course at Rio Mar Beach Resort on Monday.

The Tigers matched its score from Sunday and hold sole possession of seventh place after Monday’s second round with 20-over 596 overall, just two shots out from fifth.  Alex Harrell continues to be the top Tiger on the leaderboard. The sophomore enters the final round tied for 12th after carding a 2-over 74 in the second round and leads the team at 1-over 145 for the tournament.

Hosted by Purdue, the Lady Puerto Rico Classic is a 54-hole tournament played at the River Course at the Rio Mar Beach Resort. The par 72 course is playing at 5,826 yards for the tournament.

Senior Marta Sanz is tied for 19th after a second-round score of two-over 74, bringing her two-day total to 3-over 145. Senior Diana Fernandez competed the second round of play at 3-over 75, her score of 5-over 149 is tied for 27th.

Sophomore Jamie Yun is tied for 56th with a 11-over 155 after posting a score of 3-over 75 on Monday. Freshman Clara Baena is tied for 64th after firing a second round of 4-over 76, bring her two-day score to 13-over 157.

Arkansas increased its lead after posting a team score of 5-under 571 during the second round. The Razorbacks hold a 13-shot lead over Augusta State, who is second at 8-over 584. Northwestern fired a 2-over 290 as a team to jump into third place. Iowa State and North Carolina State are tied for fifth with a two-day team total of 18-over 594.

Individually, Aurora Kan is in first place with a 5-under 139 two shots ahead of a trio from Arkansas, who are tied with a 3-under 141.

The final round will begin with an 8:30 a.m. start time on Tuesday morning. Live scoring for the tournament is be available via GolfStat.com.

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 12th Annual Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Par 72)
 Team Results (Second Round)
 1.  Arkansas  288+283 = 571  -5
 2.  GRU Augusta  297+287 = 584  +8
 3.  Northwestern  301+290 = 591  +15
 4.  Georgia  298+294 = 592  +16
 T5.  Iowa State  296+298 = 594  +18
 T5.  NC State  297+297 = 594  +18
 7.  Auburn  298+298 = 596  +20
 8.  Purdue  306+291 = 597  +21
 9.  Alabama

 295+303 = 598

 +22
 10.  Tennessee  300+300 = 600  +24
 11.  Kent State  305+296 = 601  +25
 12.  Texas Tech  307+295 = 602  +26
 13.  Michigan  304+307 = 611  +35
 14.  Missouri  315+297 = 612  +36
 15.  TCU  308+307 = 615  +39
 Auburn Individual Results (Second Round)
 T12.  Alex Harrell  71+74 = 145  +3
 T19.  Marta Sanz  73+74 = 147  +5
 T27.  Diana Fernandez  74+75 = 149  +7
 T56.  Jamie Yun  80+75 = 155  +11
 T64.  Clara Baena  81+76= 157  +13