Cougars in Position After Two Rounds

The Cougars look to collect their fourth-consecutive top-10 finish dating back to fall competition. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

YORBA LINDA -- The BYU women's golf team began spring tournament play Monday, finishing the first to rounds in eighth place at The Gold Rush in Yorba Linda, Calif.

Coming off of a career-best finish at the Turtle Bay Invitational in November where she tied for seventh place, sophomore Kelsey Vines led the Cougars on day one, finishing in 14th place after a second-round 76.

After three-consecutive top-20 individual finishes during fall competition, senior Jade Bollinger shot rounds of 80 and 82 to move into a tie for 27th place going into the final round.

Maggie Yuan and Annika Afoa finished tied for 32nd and 39th respectively. Amanda Keith sits in a tie for 45th place.

Senior Emily Copier, who is competing as an individual, finished day one tied for 18th place overall after consecutive rounds of 79.

Tee times for the third and final round are set to begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Follow third-round action live by visiting www.golfstat.com


The Field - The 2011 Gold Rush by Goldsmith

1. San Diego State

2. Long Beach State

3. Portland State

4. Gonzaga

5. New Mexico State

6. San Francisco

7. CSU Northridge

8. BYU

9. Cal Poly

10. UC Riverside

11. Colorado State

12. CSU Fullerton

8 Brigham Young University

1st rd. 2nd rd. total

T14 Kelsey Vines 80 76 156

T27 Jade Bollinger 80 82 162

T32 Maggie Yuan 83 80 163

T39 Annika Afoa 84 80 164

T45 Amanda Keith 81 84 165

Team 324 318 642

T18 Emily Copier* 79 79 158

* competing as an individual

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