TEMPE, Ariz. – The Washington State women’s golf team struggled to move up the leaderboard in round two of the PING/ASU Invitational. The Cougars ended day two in 15th place (+38, 614).South Carolina took the top spot after the second round (-8, 568) followed by host Arizona State and Duke tied for second (-2, 574).
Kristen Rue highlighted the day for the Cougars firing a 71 (-1) in the second round. Rue’s performance on day two moved her up 16 spots on the leaderboard to T-52 (+6, 150).
Sophomore, Monica Huang, was the next highest finisher for the Cougars ending day two T-61 (+9, 153). Huang had a strong back nine carding one birdie and scoring only one over par.
“We had a solid first round and stumbled a little in the second,” said Head Coach Kelli Kamimura. “Tomorrow we plan on focusing on what we can control and our game plan. We’ve worked hard and look to close out a solid tournament.”
Washington State looks to move up the leaderboard on the final day of the tournament with tee times beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6th, 2014.