Betland Leads the Way for WSU
Feb. 11, 2013
YORBA LINDA, Calif. - Washington State senior Emma Betland led the way for the Cougar women's golf team through the first two rounds of the Gold Rush presented by Farmers. Betland finished Monday tied for 18th place at 15-over par with the third and final round still to play Tuesday. The WSU women's team concluded the day in last place in the field of 11 teams.
The Cougars ended Monday at 75-over par, just four strokes back from Santa Clara and Cal State Northridge (tied for ninth). Long Beach State, the tournament's hosting school, leads the way after day one at 35-over par. Gonzaga trails the lead by six strokes (+41).
Washington State sophomore Lindsay Harmon joined Betland in the tournament's top 25 after the first two rounds. Harmon carded a score to par through the first 36 holes of 17-over par, tied for 25th place and just two strokes behind teammate Betland. Cougar sophomore Kristen Rue shot 19-over par Monday (tied for 36th).
The first two rounds of the Gold Rush presented by Farmers were highlighted by a hole-in-one recorded by San Diego State's Kristina Lynn on the par-3 13th hole in the second round. Emma Henrikson, also of San Diego State, sat atop the leaderboard after day one with a score of even-par.
Competing teams will play the final 18 holes of the tournament Tuesday. The last round will start with an 8 a.m. Pacific shotgun start. Live results will be available at golfstat.com, and the final tournament results will be posted online at wsucougars.com following the completion of the tournament.
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