SMU Moves Up To Seventh After Second Round Of Golfweek Conference Challenge

Go smu! Alexandra Rossi and Jeanne Sutherland
Go smu!
Alexandra Rossi and Jeanne Sutherland
Go smu!

Sept. 24, 2013

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WOLCOTT, Colo. (SMU) - The SMU women's golf team improved its score by three strokes on Tuesday, shooting a 310, the fifth-best team score in the second round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Red Sky Golf Club.

Sophomore Jenny Haglund remained in the top 10 on Tuesday, carding a second-round two-over 74. Haglund's round was highlighted by an eagle on the 510-yard par-five 15th. The Mustang sophomore, who finished three-under on par 5s on Tuesday, also birdied the par-five 18th.

Classmate Alexandra Rossi birdied three of her first five holes on the day, finishing with a 76, two strokes lower than her day-one output. Senior Maria Elena Villamil finished with a six-over 78, and is tied with Rossi for 18th on the individual leaderboard heading into the final round.

Reigning champion Pepperdine will take a 22-stroke lead into Wednesday's action, combining for a nine-over 585 through two rounds. Pepperdine's Marissa Chow took sole possession of first place on Tuesday, sitting atop the leaderboard at three-under.  

The Golfweek Conference Challenge will continue tomorrow with a shotgun start that is set to tee-off at 10 a.m. CT.