March 1, 2011
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. -
As a team the Cougars shot a second-round score of 323 for a two-day total of 642 and enter Wednesday's final round in 15th place. and in 14th place. Co-host UCLA continues to lead by a wide margin as the Bruins enter Wednesday with a nine-stroke lead over the other co-host, Pepperdine. The Waves fired an even-par 288 Tuesday, the best round of the day.
Kent's 78 (+6) marks a three-stroke improvement from Monday as she leads all Cougar golfers with a two-round score of 159 (+15). Betland had the biggest improvement over the opening round as her second round score was five strokes better and left her tied for 66th with a score of 161 (+17).
Tied with Betland are a pair of teammates as junior Kristen Allard and sophomore Ali Thompson also have two-day scores of 161. Allard shot an 86 Tuesday while Thompson shot an 81. Rounding out the Cougar lineup is sophomore Ellen Park, who carded a 90 Tuesday for a two-day total of 173, putting her 82nd.
Playing as an individual was senior Allison Travis, who shot an 82 for the second consecutive day. Travis has a two-day score of 164 and is tied for 74th.
The final round of the Bruin Wave Invitational begins Wednesday morning at 8 a.m.
2011 Bruin Wave Invitational
Valley Course at Robinson Ranch Golf Club
Santa Clarita, Calif.
Par 72, 6,282 yards
TEAM SCORES: 1. UCLA, 575; 2. Pepperdine, 584; 3. Arizona, 587; 4. San Diego State, 597; 6. Stanford, 604; 7. BYU, 610; 8. New Mexico, 612; 9. Long Beach State, 617; 10. New Mexico State, 619; 11. Oklahoma State, 620; 12. Oregon State, 625; 13. UNLV, 628; 14. Cal State Northridge, 636; 15. Washington State, 642.
INDIVIDUALS (Top 5 plus WSU): T1. Stephanie Kono (UCLA), 141; T1. Rebecca Lee-Bentham (Texas), 141; T3. Liv Cheng (Pepp.), 143; T3. Lee Lopez (UCLA), 143; T3. Glory Yang (UCLA), 143...T58. Mallory Kent (WSU), 159; T66. Kristen Allard (WSU), 161; T66. Emma Betland (WSU), 161; T66. Ali Thompson (WSU), 161; 82. Ellen Park (WSU), 173...T74. Allison Travis (WSU-Indiv.), 164.