March 22, 2008
Athens, Ga. -
The eighth-ranked Auburn women's golf team finished second round action at the Liz Murphey Classic on Saturday, carding a 23-over 311. The Tigers are currently tied for seventh with one round remaining at the par-72, 6,335-yard UGA Golf Course.
Two Tigers are in the top-25 with Cydney Clanton (73-149) leading Auburn in a five-way tie for fourth. Clanton was 2-over through 16 holes. A birdie on No. 17 took her to the clubhouse at 1-over for the day.
Candace Schepperle (78-150) is currently in a three-way tie for 9th.
Margaret Shirley (78-157) is tied for 42nd, Abigale Schepperle (82-159) is tied for 56th and Mariana Macias (83-161) is tied for 70th.
Competing individually, Sarah Thread shot a 12-over 84 and is tied for 56th with a two-day total of 159.
No. 11 Georgia carded a 12-over 300 and is in the lead with a two-day total of 602. No. 7 Purdue (303-605) is in second followed by Alabama (307-609), No. 18 Kent State (307-610), No. 10 Arkansas (307-612), No.
23 LSU (316-613), No. 1 Duke (300-614), Auburn, No. 17 Tennessee (309-618), No. 13 Wake Forest (312-621), Virginia (310-624), Texas A&M (313-630), Furman (314-632), Florida State (316-633), South Carolina (319-635), No. 22 Vanderbilt (321-637), Central Florida (323-638) and Kentucky (323-662).
Duke's Amanda Blumenherst (72-146) and Purdue's Maude-Aimee Leblanc
(72-146) are tied for the individual lead followed by Georgia's Krytle Caithness (72-147) in third.
Third round action begins Sunday morning with a shotgun start as the Tigers tee off with Duke and Tennessee at 8:00 am CST from holes 6, 7 and 8. Live results will be available at www.golfstat.com.