Na's Flawless Day Leads Waves in 2nd Round at Stanford
Oct. 20, 2012
Grace Na, the Pepperdine women's golf team improved by 10 strokes and moved up a couple of spots after Saturday's second round at the Stanford Intercollegiate.
The Waves are now tied with UC Davis for 11th place. The Waves have shot 301-291 for a total of 592. The third and final round is on Sunday at the par-71 Stanford Golf Course.
With a strong finish tomorrow, Na (Alameda, Calif./Alameda HS) could add to her tremendous start to the 2012-13 season. She moved up 13 spots on the leaderboard and is now tied for fourth place with a 2-under 140 (72-68). Her day consisted of birdies on the 11th, fourth and eighth holes and she had zero bogeys.
Na's results so far this season consists of a tie for fourth place at the Dick McGuire Invitational and a tie for second at the Golfweek Conference Challenge.
Junior Liv Cheng (Auckland, New Zealand) and sophomore Alina Ching (Honolulu, Hawaii/Punahou School) also had good days that improved their place in the standings. Cheng had a 2-over 73 and is now tied for 54th place at 151 (78-73), while Ching had a team-high five birdies and posted a 1-over 72. She is tied for 62nd place at 153 (81-72).
Team Scores: 1. USC 286-285=571; 2. Washington 290-285=575; T3. Oklahoma State 289-288=577; T3. Oregon State 287-290=577; T5. Stanford 289-290=579; T5. Vanderbilt 288-291=579; T5. Arizona State 290-289=579; 8. Arizona 294-289=583; 9. Georgia 293-295=588; 10. UCLA 296-295=591; T11. UC Davis 295-297=592; T11. Pepperdine 301-291=592; 13. Harvard 304-290=594; 14. Oregon 298-301=599; 15. San Jose State 303-298=601; 16. California 307-298=605; 17. Texas 311-303=614.
Top Individuals: 1. Kyung Kim (USC) 72-66=138; T2. Doris Chen (USC) 69-70=139; T2. Kelsey Vines (Oklahoma Staet) 70-69=139; T4. SooBin Kim (Washington) 72-68=140; T4. Grace Na (Pepperdine) 72-68=140.