The Middle of the Pack

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

KAPELOI, Hawaii. — Squaring off against best competition of the season, the women’s golf team is sitting in sixth after the first two rounds of the Rainbow Wahine Invitational.

While the Cougars are in the middle of the pack, nationally ranked UCLA, Washington and Stanford are leading the way. UCLA, the No. 1 team in the country, is currently in first, 18 shots ahead of second-place Washington.

Maggie Yuan leads the Cougars, tied for 12th overall. Yuan shot a team-low 74 in the first round and dropped it to a 73 in the second round. Behind Yuan is Ashley Malaska who had a great second round, shooting a 74. Malaska is just outside of the top 20 going into the final round, currently 22nd overall.

Amanda Keith and Maria Yacaman also put in strong performances on the day and are tied for 34th. After struggling on her front nine, Keith birdied several holes on the back to keep pace for the Cougars.

The Cougars will finish tournament play on Wednesday. To follow the tournament live click here.

 

Place Name Score
t12 Maggie Yuan 147
t22 Ashley Malaska 151
t34 Amanda Keith 155
t34 Maria Yacaman 155
t44 Lauren Atkinson 158

 

Place Team Score
1 UCLA 566
t2 Washington 584
t2 Florida International 584
4 Stanford 586
5 San Jose State 601
6 BYU 606
t7 Mercer University 615
t7 Sacramento State 615
9 CSU Fullerton 619
10 Rutgers 626
11 Hawaii 631
12 Utah Valley 644