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Lewis tied for second after Saturday’s play

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Lewis tied for second after Saturday’s play

Jump to second round results PALO ALTO, Calif. — University of Arkansas junior Stacy Lewis fired a four-under 67 and is tied for second while the 26th-ranked Lady Razorbacks moved up the leader board in second round action at the Peg Barnard Invitational in Stanford, Calif. Lewis began her day on the 10th hole opening her round with a birdie on the par four. She birdied the 12th hole as well making the turn at two-under. Lewis then birdied the first hole, a long par five, followed by a birdie on the fourth hole to finish four-under. The Woodlands, Texas, native is tied for second with a 138 (71-67). "Stacy had a great round," said Arkansas head coach Kelley Hester. "She’s so competitive. She hit 18 greens and felt like she could have been better." All five Lady’Backs bettered their first round helping Arkansas move up two spots to 10th on the leader board. The Lady’Backs posted a seven-over 291, the lowest round of the year, and are 10th with a 596 (305-291). "Overall it was a lot better today," said Hester. "It was our lowest round of the year." Junior Ashley Medders shaved five strokes off Friday’s total with a 73 and is tied for 43 with a 151 (78-73), while sophomore Lucy Nuun posted a76 for a 153 (77-76) and is tied for 50th overall. Freshman Alex Schulte is tied for 57th with a 145 (79-75) followed by freshman Corinna Rees who is tied for 61st with a 156 (80-76). Ninth-ranked Stanford vaulted to the top of the leader board with a day-two 278 for a 564 on the Cardinal’s home course. Fifth-ranked Arizona is second with a 569 followed by No. 1 Georgia with 570. Seventh-ranked Vanderbilt is fourth carding a 580 and No. 28 New Mexico and No. 2 Duke are tied for fifth with 585. Washington State is seventh with a 591, ahead of No. 84 Oregon at 592, and No. 4 UCLA with a 594, just two strokes ahead of Arkansas. San Jose State, Washington, Oregon State, Tulsa and California round out the field. Play concludes Sunday at the Stanford Golf Course. For more information about Arkansas golf, please log on to LADYBACKS.COM.



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