May 20, 1999
TULSA, Okla. – The Florida State women’s golf team is tied for 10th with LSU after the second round of the NCAA Championships at the Tulsa Country Club. Duke University is still leading after the second round, but Pepperdine University has cut their lead to six strokes.
Leading the way for the Lady Seminoles is senior Amy Bond, who fired her second straight four over-par 75 to keep Florida State in the Top 10. Senior Amy Spooner recorded her second straight 78, and senior Sarah Capie bounced back from a first round 81 to post a 78 in round two. Sophomore Louise Wright who opened the Championships with a 76, finished the second round with a 79. Senior Erika Iding has been consistent throughout the first 36 holes and has a two-day total of 157.
Duke had a 12 stroke lead over Arizona State after the first round. Pepperdine was in fourth place after the first round 14 strokes behind Duke. Duke shot a 309 in round two, while Pepperdine fired a 301 to close the gap to just six strokes. Duke and Pepperdine will be paired together on Friday along with the third place team, the University of Georgia. The University of Texas had the best team score on Thursday, posting a 298 after the Longhorns opened the Championships with a 309. Texas is tied for fourth with Southern Cal, ten strokes off the lead.
Arizona State’s Grace Park, the reigning U.S. Women’s Amateur Champion, still leads the field at even par. Duke’s Candy Hannemann is one stroke behind her in second, while Randi Meadows from the University of Texas sits in third place, two over for the Tournament.
NCAA Women’s Golf Championships
Top 10 after Second Round
1. Duke 597 +29 2. Pepperdine 603 +35 3. Georgia 604 +36 4. Southern Cal 607 +39 Texas 607 +39 6. Stanford 608 +40 7. Arizona State 609 +41 8. Arizona 612 +44 9. Tulsa 613 +45 10. Florida State 617 +49 LSU 617 +49