AUSTIN, Texas — University of Arkansas senior Lucy Nunn was two under for the second day in a row leading the Razorbacks to third place with one round remaining at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic in Austin, Texas, Saturday. Nunn is second overall with back-to-back rounds of 70 for 140. She trails leader Purdue’s Maria Hernandez by one stroke. Arkansas was six-over on the day with the third best score of the second round. The No. 19 Razorbacks posted a second-day 294 for 582. Second-ranked Arizona State is tied for the lead with a 578 after going plus-three with a 291. No. 14 Purdue is tied with the Sun Devils after posting the lowest score of the day, a one-under 287 for 578. No. 29 New Mexico is eight strokes behind Arkansas with a 590 and No. 10 Duke rounds out the top five with a 601. “We gave up a couple strokes here and there today,” said Arkansas head coach Shauna Estes-Taylor. “We didn’t finish as strong as we did in the first round but we still did a lot of nice things out there today. We’re still in contention to win the tournament and Lucy is right there at the top of the leaderboard. We’re just going to go out Sunday and try and finish strong.” Nunn leads a solid group for Arkansas. Junior Kristin Ingram is tied for seventh overall with an even par 72 for a 145. Sophomore Kelli Shean is tied for 18th with a 148, followed by Alex Schulte in a tie for 23rd with a 149. Freshman Katy Nugent is tied for 49th with a 155 and Tiffany Phelps, competing as an individual, is in the clubhouse with a 161. Play concludes with the final round Sunday from Austin, Texas. For more information about Arkansas women’s golf, log on to ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
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