Jump to agate FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas golf team saw scores go up in the second round of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship as the Lady Razorbacks fell to a tied for fourth Saturday. Arkansas’ scores ballooned 21 strokes higher than first round action with a 310 as the Lady’Backs fell into a tie with Southeastern Conference foes Louisiana State and Tennessee. Eighth-ranked Ohio State shaved six strokes from its first round total moving into first place with a two-day 580 (293-278). Number 15 Tulane is second with a 589 (298-291), followed by No. 35 Kent State at 598 (196-302). Number 24 Arkansas (298-310), No. 20 LSU (302-297) and No. 21 Tennessee (309-290) are tied for fourth at 599. El Dorado, Ark., junior Amanda McCurdy paced the Lady’Backs with a 74 Saturday. McCurdy is tied for fifth overall at 145 (71-74) after two rounds. Hot Springs, Ark., senior Gena Johnson is tied for 24th overall at 150 (70-80), followed by junior Courtney Mahon who is tied for 32nd with a 152 (73-79). Redshirt freshman Stacy Lewis is tied for 39th overall with a 153 (75-78) while senior Sarah Trew (82-79) and freshman Ashley Medders (82-79), who is competing as an individual, are tied for 76th with 161s. Arkansas returns to the course Sunday for final round action beginning with a shotgun start. For more information about Arkansas golf log on to www.ladybacks.com.
Mercedes-Benz Collegiate ChampionshipKnoxville, Tenn. Cherokee Golf Course
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