AUBURN, Wash. -- Kelsey Vines and Annika Afoa led the BYU women's golf team into a tie for 11th place Friday after the second round of the NCAA West Regional in Auburn, Washington.
Amidst cold and wet conditions, Vines and Afoa shot second rounds of 77 (+5) and 76 (+4) respectively to move into a tie for 37th place. The Cougars hope to improve in day three to be one the top eight teams that moves on to the NCAA Championships.
"It was cold today, but we hung in there and fought hard," said BYU head coach Carrie Roberts. "We definitely have a chance to advance, but we need to come out strong again tomorrow."
Jade Bollinger and Emily Copier sit tied for 64th and 73 respectively after second round totals of 80 (+8) and 79 (+5). Maggie Yuan improved on a first-day 81 with a 7-over 79 on day two and remains tied for 94th overall.
The final round begins Saturday at 8 a.m. MT and can be followed live by visiting www.golfstat.com.
The Field - 2011 NCAA West Regional
4. UC Davis
7. South Carolina
T8. Texas A&M
10. Iowa State
T13. Portland State
17. San Diego State
20. New Mexico
21. San Jose State
T22. New Mexico State
T22. Oral Roberts
24. Texas El Paso
T7 Brigham Young University +15 303 303
T37 Kelsey Vines +7 74 77 151
T37 Annika Afoa +7 75 76 151
T63 Jade Bollinger +12 76 80 156
T73 Emily Copier +13 78 79 157
T94 Maggie Yuan +16 81 79 160