SAN DIEGO – California freshman Lucia Gutierrez jumped eight spots after carding a 1-under 71 in the second round Tuesday at the SDSU Farms Invitational held at The Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
All five Golden Bears improved their scores from Monday’s opening round to keep California sixth on the team leaderboard at 303-294=597 (+21).
Gutierrez carded her third under-par round this season to jump up to 12th after 36 holes with a 74-71=145 (+1) while senior Nicola Rössler held firm at 20th after shooting a 73 to bring her two-round total to 147 (74-73, +3). Sophomore Hannah Suh also shot a 73 Tuesday to jump 17 spots into 23rd individually at 75-73=148 (+4).
Jo Ee Kok and Carly Childs both saw three-stroke improvements from their first round scores with Kok shooting a 77 (80-77=157, +3) and Childs shooting an 80 (83-80=163, +19).
Competition concludes Wednesday with the first Golden Bear teeing off at 8:24 a.m.
COURSE: The Farms Golf Club (par 72; 6,237 yards) – Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.