April 6, 2002
TEMPE, Ariz. - Scores were a little higher for most teams in the second round of the PING/ASU Invitational, but the Golden Bears managed to move from a tie for sixth on Friday to a tie for fifth on Saturday. Cal shot a 303 in the second round at Karsten Golf Course to sit in a tie with No. 23 New Mexico heading into Sunday's final round with a combined score of 597.
Third-ranked Tulsa jumped from a tie for sixth into first after carding a tournament low round of 291. Tulsa (585) has a five stroke lead on host No. 11 Arizona State (590). Also ahead of Cal is No. 8 Arizona (591) and No. 18 UCLA (593).
Junior Vikki Laing still leads the Bears in a tie for third with a 144. She fired a 74 to lead all Cal golfers today. The nation's top two golfers - Arizona's Lorena Ochoa and Tulsa's Stacy Prammanasudh - lead the field at five-under 139.
Sophomore Sarah Huarte and junior Ria Quiazon also are in the top 20 for Cal. Huarte is tied for 12th with a 148, including a 76 in the second round, while Quiazon is tied for 20th at 149 after shooting a 75 today.
The 54-hole tournament concludes Sunday with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. PT.
Women's Golf PING/ASU INVITATIONAL After 36 of 54 HolesKarsten Golf Course - par 72, 6122 yards
Team Scores (15 teams): 1. Tulsa 585, 2. Arizona State 590, 3. Arizona 591, 4. UCLA 593, 5t. California 294-303-597, 5t. New Mexico 597, 7. Texas 598, 8. Stanford 602, 9t. TCU 603, 9t. USC 603, 11. San Jose State 606, 12. Washington 610, 13. Oregon State 623, 14. New Mexico State 625, 15. Oregon 630.
Top Five Individuals: 1t. Lorena Ochoa (Arizona) 139, 1t. Stacy Prammanasudh (Tulsa) 139, 3t. Vikki Laing (Cal) 70-74--144, 3t. Kailin Downs (New Mexico) 144, 5t. Kim Rowton (Stanford) 145, 5t. Jimin Kang (ASU) 145.
* competing as an individual