Shop Spring Gear
Mini-Plan Two-Game

Park Moves Up to Seventh at Gator Invite

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 03/16/2013
Files available Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Article Image

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - With 18 holes remaining, the 54th-ranked Miami Hurricanes women's golf team is in sixth place Saturday at the 41st annual SunTrust Gator Women's Invitational.

After a second-round 300, the Hurricanes are at 30-over 590, 11 strokes behind second-day leader No. 3 Alabama (+19 579). No. 5 Florida and No. 4 Oklahoma are deadlocked for second place at 22-over 582, while No. 21 Oklahoma State is in fourth at 25-over 585. No. 15 Virginia sits in fifth place at 26-over 586, four strokes ahead of the Hurricanes.

Oklahoma's Chirapat Jao-Javanil moved up two spots to take the individual lead through 36 holes. At 3-under 137, Jao-Javanil is the only golfer under par and holds a three-stroke lead over Virginia's Portland Rosen (even-par 140). Baylor's Hayley Davis is in third at 1-over 141.

"We're only eight strokes out of second place and really anything can happen so we're still excited about the last round," head coach Patti Rizzo said. "Leticia (Ras-Anderica) played great today. She's one of the best chip-shot hitters I know, and when she can get it close to the pin, it's an easy putt from there."

Sophomore Leticia Ras-Anderica carded the Canes' low-round Saturday after opening the round with eight consecutive pars and a birdie on hole No. 9. Ras-Anderica rebounded from her first-round 77 to post an even-par 70 Saturday and is tied for 19th at 7-over 147.

Miami's 36-hole leader is sophomore Rika Park, who is tied for seventh at 4-over 144. Park was even-par heading into No. 16, but succumbed to a double-bogey on the same hole before closing out the day with back-to-back pars on Nos. 17 and 18.

After posting an even-par 70 on Friday, junior Carina Cuculiza carded a second-round 80 and is now tied for 35th at 10-over 150

Freshman Christina Ocampo is tied for 27th at 9-over 149. Fellow freshman Laura Hendee is currently tied for 77th at 27-over 167 after 36 holes.

Miami will tee off Sunday's final round of the SunTrust Gator Women’s Invitational with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com.

SUNTRUST GATOR WOMEN'S INVITATIONAL
TEAM RESULTS
1. (3) Alabama 286-293=579 +19
t2. (4) Oklahoma 285-297=582 +22
t2. (5) Florida 289-293=582 +22
4. (21) Oklahoma State 293-292=585 +25
5. (15) Virginia 297-289=586 +26
6. MIAMI 290-300=590 +30
7. (6) North Carolina 301-294=595 +35
8. (18) Baylor 296-300=596 +36
t9. (49) Florida State 294-303=597 +37
t9. Mississippi State 293-304=597 +37
11. FIU 303-302=605 +45
12. Chattanooga 302-307=609 +49
13. San Diego State 312-302=614 +54
14. Kent State 305-313=618 +58
15. USF 309-311=620 +60
MIAMI INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
t7. Rika Park 71-73=144 +4
t19. Leticia Ras-Anderica 77-70=147 +7
t27. Christina Ocampo 72-77=149 +9
t35. Carina Cuculiza 70-80=150 +10
t77. Laura Hendee 87-80=167 +27

Schedule
 
Friday, April 18
Golf at ACC Championship
Greensboro, N.C.
Saturday, April 19
Golf at ACC Championship
Greensboro, N.C.
All Day
Live Stats
advertisement
Travel
 
Shula's 347 Grill
Casual Eatery
More Info
View More Dining Options
Holiday Inn
Coconut Grove/Coral Gables
Book Today
View More Hotel options
Aventura Worldwide
Transportation Service
More Info
Visit Travel Center
Coca Cola
Nike