Waves Through Two Rounds at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge
Feb. 10, 2014
Grace Na and Liv Cheng shot 2-over 73s to lead the Pepperdine women's golf team during the second round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge on Monday.
The Waves took a step back in the team race, as they're now tied for 13th place at 604 (301-303) with North Carolina. The third and final round is on Tuesday at the par-71 Palos Verdes Golf Club. Pepperdine will be paired with the Tar Heels, Oklahoma State and Ohio State in a shotgun start at 8 a.m.
Na (Alameda, Calif./Alameda HS), a senior who is a three-time All-American and three-time West Coast Conference Player of the Year, is in position for a good finish. She's tied for 13th place with a 3-over 145 (72-73). Na recorded three birdies during the second round.
Cheng (Auckland, New Zealand) moved up 15 spots on the leaderboard and into a tie for 41st place at 150 (77-73). She also had three birdies.
Junior Somin Lee (Denver, Colo./Overland HS), playing as an individual, is tied for 56th place at 153 (76-77). Sophomore Marissa Chow (Honollu, Hawaii/Iolani HS) is tied for 61st at 154 (76-78), freshman Alessandra Arza (Asuncion, Paraguay) is tied for 63rd at 155 (76-79) and junior Alina Ching (Honolulu, Hawaii/Punahou School) is tied for 79th at 159 (77-82). Chow had four birdies on Monday and Arza had three.
Team Scores: 1. USC 288-279=567; 2. UCLA 290-291=581; 3. Duke 290-294=584; 4. Baylor 286-299=585; 5. Arizona 292-294=586; 6. Washington 292-295=587; 7. Arizona State 300-294=594; T8. Wake Forest 295-301=596; T8. Oklahoma 292-304=596; 10. Florida 298-302=600; 11. Michigan State 304-298=602; 12. Texas 307-296=603; T13. Pepperdine 301-303=604; T13. North Carolina 302-302=604; 15. Oklahoma State 308-299=607; 16. Ohio State 303-308=609.
Individual Leaders: 1. Annie Park (USC) 67-67=134; 2. Kyung Kim (USC) 70-69=139; T3. Alexandra Kaul (Oklahoma) 71-69-140; T3. Sarah Schober (Florida) 72-68=140; 5. Hayley Davis (Baylor) 71-70=141.
* playing as an individual