Fotu in 10th place, team tied for sixth after round two

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The BYU women’s golf team stands tied for sixth place at the Price’s “Give ‘Em Five” Intercollegiate, after putting together a solid team effort on Day Two of the tournament.

Junior Annika Kahaiali’I shot the low score on the day for the Cougars finishing with a one-over-par 73. Kahaiali’I is currently tied for 20th going into the final day of the tournament. 

Junior Selu Fotu had another consistent effort, shooting a two-over-par 74. She currently stands in 10th place, only two strokes behind the top three in the individual leaderboard.

“Annika and Selu are comfortable on the golf course and have a lot of confidence right now,” head coach Carrie Roberts said. “It was a very good day for us. Everybody focused better and had more concentration.”

Senior Amanda Keith turned things around from her first-round 80, going two-over-par in the second round to shoot a 74. Sophomore Maria Yacaman shot a 76 (+4), five strokes better than her first round score.

BYU looks to improve upon their current sixth place standing trailing fifth place Nevada by five strokes.

Live stats of tomorrow’s final round can be followed at golfstat.com.

Individual Scores

Place

Player

Round 1

Round 2

Total Score

10 Selu Fotu E +2 +2
T20 Annika Kahaiali'i +4 +1 +5
T37 Lea Garner +3 +6 +9
T48 Amanda Keith +8 +2 +10
T59 Maria Yacaman +9 +4 +13

Team Scores

Place

Team

Score

1 Kansas +7
2 Colorado State +10
3 Idaho +11
4 Washington State +16
5 Nevada +19
T6 Brigham Young +24
T6 Nebraska +24
8 Boise State +26
9 New Mexico State +27
10 Cincinnati +30
11 North Texas +32
12 UTEP +34
13 Utah Valley +41