California Leads Cougar Cup
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  09/24/2012

Sept. 24, 2012

PULLMAN, Wash. - The California Golden Bear women's golf team finds themselves atop the leader board after one day and 36 holes of the Washington State Cougar Cup with a combine score of 581 (291, 290, -3). Senior Jacqueline Williams paced the Golden Bears and sits tied for first place overall with a 36 hole score of 144 (72, 72, -2).

In the second round, played this afternoon, Cal pulled away from the competition. Junior Nicola Roessler and freshman Hannah Suh matched Williams' 72 (-1) and now sit tied for fifth place in the individual competition. Sophomore Morgan Thompson wasn't too far behind, shooting a 74 (+1) to round out the Golden Bear scorers. The Golden Bears hold the lead by four strokes over Washington State.

After this morning's first 18 holes, Cal sat tied for the lead with tournament host Washington State with a combined score of 291 (-1). Williams led the Bears with a score of 72 (-1, T-4th overall), while Roessler, Thompson, and Suh all scored 73 (E) to give the bears the share of the lead.

Senior Joi Pentin is playing as an individual and posted at 72 on the morning and 75 on the afternoon to earn her a share of ninth place.

The Golden Bears finish the tournament tomorrow when they tee off at the par 73, 6,200 yard Palouse Ridge golf course at 8:30 a.m. Live scoring for tomorrow and complete results from today's action can be found at

Results After Two Rounds

1 California 291 290 581
T1 Jaqueline Williams 72 72 144
T5 Nicola Roessler 73 72 145
T5 Hannah Suh 73 72 145
T9 Morgan Thompson 73 74 147
76 Carly Childs 79 86 165