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McCurdy leads as Arkansas moves up

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McCurdy leads as Arkansas moves up

Jump to second roundresults FAYETTEVILLE – University of Arkansas senior Amanda McCurdy is tied for the lead after second round action at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Classic as the Lady Razorbacks climb up the leaderboard in Knoxville, Tenn. The El Dorado, Ark., native had just one birdie in the round but finished with a three-over 74 (70-74) for a 144 and a tie with Georgia’s Whitney Wade who carded a 72 (71-73) Saturday. Arkansas moved up three spots to a tie for third in the talented field shooting a second-day 299 for a 599. Number six Purdue leads the field at 589 followed by fourth-ranked Georgia with a 590. Arkansas, ranked third in the most recent poll, is tied with the Swedish Junior National team with the host Tennessee in fifth with a 606. Tulane and Michigan State are tied for sixth overall, ahead of North Carolina, Penn State and Southern Mississippi who round out the top 10. “It was again a bit of a struggle today,” said Arkansas head coach Kelley Hester. “I don’t feel we’ve played our best golf but we have another shot at it tomorrow” McCurdy leads the field and the Lady’Backs at the Cherokee Golf Club. Senior Courtney Mahon is tied for 12th overall checking in with a one-over 73 for a 149 (76-73). Sophomore Stacy Lewis is tied for 15th overall with a 150 (75-75), followed by sophomore Ashley Medders who is tied for 46th with a 156 (79-77). Senior Lindsey Hinshaw rounds out the “counting” five and is 64th overall with a 162 (79-83) while senior Sarah Trew, competing as an individual, is tied for 46th with 156 (79-77). Final round action concludes with a shotgun start Sunday.Mercedes-Benz Collegiate ClassicRound Two

1 Purdue 288-301=589
2 Georgia 297-293=590
T3 Swedish Jr. Nationals 297-302=599
T3 Arkansas, U. of 300-299=599
5 Tennessee 308-298=606
T6 Tulane University 308-299=607
T6 Michigan State 294-313=607
8 North Carolina, U of 305-303=608
T9 Penn State Univ. 306-308=614
T9 Southern Methodist 304-310=614
T11 Ohio State 313-302=615
T11 Kent State 296-319=615
13 Northwestern Univ. 310-307=617
14 Alabama, U. of 322-316=638

Individual Results

T1 Amanda McCurdy Arkansas 70-74=144
T1 Whitney Wade Georgia 71-73=144
T3 Whitney Frykman Purdue 70-76=146
T3 Maggie Lester (10) Penn State Univ. 73-73=146
T3 Onnarin Sattayabanphot Purdue 70-76=146
T6 Golda Johansson (10) Tennessee 75-72=147
T6 Taylor Leon Georgia 73-74=147
T6 Marci Turner (10) Tennessee 76-71=147
T9 Christel Boeljon Purdue 76-72=148
T9 Camilla Lennarth Swedish Jr. Nationals 71-77=148
T9 Anna Nordqvist Swedish Jr. Nationals 76-72=148
T12 Mary Ellen Jacobs (10) Tulane University 72-77=149
T12 Courtney Mahon Arkansas 76-73=149
T12 Mandi McConnell Michigan State 72-77=149
T15 Mallory Hetzel Georgia 75-75=150
T15 Ann Laney (10) North Carolina, U of 75-75=150
T15 Alina Lee Georgia 78-72=150
T15 Stacy Lewis Arkansas 75-75=150
T15 Jenny Suh (10) Alabama 74-76=150
T15 Alison Walshe (10) Tulane University 78-72=150
T21 Stephanie Connelly (10) Ohio State 77-74=151
T21 Linn Gustafsson Swedish Jr. Nationals 77-74=151
T21 Kristina Rothengatter (10) Southern Methodist 75-76=151
T24 Brittany Adams (10) Ohio State 77-75=152
T24 Liliana Alvarez (10) Tulane University 79-73=152
T24 Sara Brown Michigan State 74-78=152
T24 Dayna Burleigh Michigan State 74-78=152
T24 Anna Dahlberg-Soderstrom Swedish Jr. Nationals 73-79=152
T24 Tara Delaney Kent State 71-81=152
T24 Lacey Jones (10) Southern Methodist 78-74=152
T24 Becky Wood Kent State 75-77=152
T32 Myrte Eikenaar Purdue 72-81=153
T32 Alice Kim (10) Northwestern Univ. 78-75=153
T32 Katie Trachok (10) Northwestern Univ. 79-74=153
T35 Sydney Crane (10) North Carolina, U of 78-76=154
T35 Kirby Dreher Kent State 74-80=154
T35 Kelly Froelich Georgia 80-74=154
T35 Sara Lester (10) Penn State Univ. 78-76=154
T35 Heather Rose Michigan State 74-80=154
T40 Holly Cantwell (10) Tennessee 79-76=155
T40 Carling Coffing (10) Ohio State 80-75=155
T40 Maria Hernandez Purdue 78-77=155
T40 Lauren Hunt (10) North Carolina, U of 82-73=155
T40 Katie Miller (10) North Carolina, U of 75-80=155
T40 Amber Weinerth (10) Penn State Univ. 80-75=155
T46 Laura Caniff (10) North Carolina, U of 77-79=156
T46 Jennifer Hong (10) Northwestern Univ. 77-79=156
T46 Ashley Medders Arkansas 79-77=156
T46 Sarah Trew (10) * Arkansas 79-77=156
T50 Jessica Issler (10) Tulane University 79-78=157
T50 Dana Je (10) Ohio State 79-78=157
T50 Brittany Johnston (10) Northwestern Univ. 78-79=157
T50 Kira Meixner Kent State 76-81=157
T50 Heather Scholten (10) Northwestern Univ. 77-80=157
55 Jennifer Ackerson (10) Southern Methodist 78-80=158
56 Emelie Westrup Swedish Jr. Nationals 77-82=159
T57 Shannon Boyle (10) * North Carolina, U of 76-84=160
T57 Laura Cross (10) Southern Methodist 73-87=160
T57 Violeta Retamoza (10) Tennessee 81-79=160
T57 Carina Sorensen (10) Alabama 85-75=160
T61 Kate Ackerson (10) Southern Methodist 81-80=161
T61 Jessica Hauser (10) * Ohio State 81-80=161
T61 Evelyn Paik (10) Penn State Univ. 75-86=161
64 Lindsey Hinshaw Arkansas 79-83=162
T65 Audrey Gale (10) Alabama 81-82=163
T65 Jennifer Selfinger (10) Ohio State 81-82=163
67 Lauren Lundy (10) Penn State Univ. 80-84=164
68 Kasi Lee (10) Tulane University 88-77=165
T69 Laura Goodwin (10) Alabama 83-83=166
T69 Rachel Meikle (10) * Michigan State 84-82=166
T71 Karen Delaney Kent State 85-82=167
T71 Holly Niederkohr Michigan State 87-80=167
73 Sarah Sturm (10) Alabama 84-84=168
74 Nicole Smith (10) Tennessee 78-93=171
75 Jennifer Davis (10) * Tennessee 86-87=173


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