LPGA Results | Q School Results | World University Game Results
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas women’s golf team is well-represented around the world this week with several current and former players taking part in three different events.
Current Razorback Maria Fassi is representing Team Mexico at the World University Games in Taiwan while senior Jordy LaBarbera is taking part in the LPGA’s Qualifying School in Mission Hills, California.
LaBarbera is joined by former Razorbacks Regina Plasencia, Victoria Vela and Summar Roachell at the event.
Former Razorbacks Stacy Lewis and Gabriela Lopez are in Canada this week at the Open north of the border.
LPGA Q SCHOOL
Regina Plasencia remains in the hunt to advance despite a challenging second round on the Dinah Shore course at Mission Hills Country Club. She remains at 5-under shooting 65–74—139 and is tied for 13th, well inside the cutline.
Jordy LaBarbera moved up from a tie for 41st to a tie for 28th after Friday’s play. The Allen, Texas, native remained under par shooting 71–70—141. LaBarbera is 3-under and six shots back of the lead.
Summar Roachell is 9-over for the tournament shooting 75–78—153 and is tied for 247th. Victoria Vela ended her day with a 7-over 79 and is tied for 269th shooting 75–79—154. The duo are in danger of missing the cut.
Players take part in a 72-hole stroke play format. Competition takes place with one round each on the Dinah, Player and Palmer courses at Mission Hills Country Club. A cut will be made after 54 holes and the final round takes place on the Dinah course. A minimum of the top 60 finishers plus ties will move on to Stage II at Plantation Golf and Country Club in Venice, Florida.
WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES
Junior golfer Maria Fassi is in striking distance after two rounds of action at the World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday.
Fassi, playing for her home country of Mexico, fired rounds of 73–71—144 and is even on the par-72 course at Sunrise Golf and Country Club. The Razorback All-American is sixth overall, five shots back of the leader.
Fassi opened round two with three pars before picking up a bogey on No. 4. She added her second bogey on No. 8 but rallied with a birdie on the par-4 ninth hole. She added birdies on Nos. 14 and 18 finishing 1-under for the round.
Mexico is tied for fourth place overall, four shots behind leader and host Chinese Taipei. The Republic of Korea, Thailand, Mexico and the United States round out the top five teams.
Former Razorback Stacy Lewis took part in the World University Games in 2006. Lewis was the individual medalist and paced Team USA to the title that year.
LPGA’S CANADIAN PACIFIC WOMEN’S OPEN
Former Razorbacks Stacy Lewis and Gabriela Lopez moved up the leaderboard in round two of the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on Friday.
Lewis led the field early yesterday but finished outside the top 10 by day’s end. She posted a 3-under 68 to pair with her round one 69 and moved up to a tie for 5th in the clubhouse with a 137. She is three shots back of the leader.
Lopez moved up nearly 40 spots firing a 2-under 69 with three birdies in the round. Lopez shot 73–69—142 with two rounds remaining. The Razorback All-American is tied for 43rd with two rounds remaining.
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