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No. 5 California in Sixth After Second Round
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  05/06/2011

May 6, 2011

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -

The No. 5 California Golden Bears remained in contention to earn a trip to the NCAA National Championships, finishing the second round of the East Regional in Daytona Beach, Fla. in sixth place. The top eight teams will advance to the NCAA National Championships May 18-21 in College Station, Texas.

The Bears finished the first 18 holes in third place, shooting a 290 (+2) in the opening round. On Friday, the Bears, who had the afternoon tee times and began on the tenth tee, shot a 296 (+8), but still managed to stay in the top-eight, sliding into sixth place.

They will enter the final round 15 shots behind Alabama, who took over the team lead in the second round with a four-under on the day. Cal is six strokes up on seventh-place Florida State (592).

Senior Pia Halbig led the Bears in the second round, shooting a two-under 70. Halbig had two birdies in her first nine holes. She had a stretch in the back-nine where she birdied-bogeyed-birdied-bogeyed holes four through seven before parring her final two to end the round at two-under. With her first-round 73, Halbig is at one-under for the tournament and is currently in a tie for fourth place.

Junior Daniela Holmqvist, who led the Bears on day one when she shot a 70, had a an even-par 72 in the second round. Holmqvist, with a birdie on 15 (her sixth hole of the day), was tied for the individual lead at -3 until Alabama's Stephanie Meadow had four birdies on the back nine to go four-under in the round and five-under overall. Holmqvist, who is at -2 for the tournament, is currently tied for second.

The tournament will conclude on Saturday, May 7. Live Scoring will be available through Golfstat.com.

California Scores

6 	California 	        290 	296 	586
T2 	Daniela Holmqvist 	70 	72 	142
T4 	Pia Halbig      	73 	70 	143
T39 	Joanne Lee      	73 	76 	149
T64 	Emily Childs     	74 	78 	152
T73 	Nicola Roessler  	74 	79 	153

Team Scores

1 Alabama
	-5 	F 	  -4 	287 	284 	571
2 North Carolina
	-1 	F 	  -6 	293 	282 	575
3 Purdue
	+4 	F 	  -3 	295 	285 	580
4 Arizona State
	+7 	F 	 E 	295 	288 	583
5 Coastal Carolina
	+8 	F 	  +10 	286 	298 	584
6 California
	+9 	F 	  +7 	290 	295 	585
7 Florida State
	+16 	F 	  +7 	297 	295 	592
8 Florida
	+19 	F 	  +9 	298 	297 	595
T9 Michigan State
	+20 	F 	  +11 	297 	299 	596
T9 Mississippi
	+20 	F 	  +5 	303 	293 	596
11 Vanderbilt
	+21 	F 	  +7 	302 	295 	597
12 TCU
	+23 	F 	  +9 	302 	297 	599
13 Auburn
	+25 	F 	  +11 	302 	299 	601
14 Louisville
	+27 	F 	  +14 	301 	302 	603
15 Augusta State
	+28 	F 	  +14 	302 	302 	604
T16 Florida International
	+36 	F 	  +13 	311 	301 	612
T16 UNC Wilmington
	+36 	F 	  +20 	304 	308 	612
T18 Colorado
	+37 	F 	  +19 	306 	307 	613
T18 Stetson
	+37 	F 	  +21 	304 	309 	613
20 Kentucky
	+39 	F 	  +21 	306 	309 	615
T21 Texas Tech
	+43 	F 	  +15 	316 	303 	619
T21 Yale
	+43 	F 	  +21 	310 	309 	619
23 Fairleigh Dickinson
	+60 	F 	  +36 	312 	324 	636
24 Alabama State Univ.
	+92 	F 	  +46 	334 	334 	668

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