Feb. 14, 2011
2011 Lady Puerto Rico - Round Two
Result: Northwestern tied for sixth (36-over 612) after two rounds
Site: Rio Mar Country Club • Rio Mar, P.R.
Top Performer: Lauren Weaver shoots an even-par 72 in round two
Up Next: Lady Puerto Rico Final Round • Tuesday, Feb. 15 • 6:30 a.m. CT start
2011 Lady Puerto Rico Round Two Results
RIO MAR, P.R. -- Northwestern shaved two strokes off its round one total, finishing Monday's second round at the Lady Puerto Rico with a 17-over 305. In the process, the Wildcats moved up two spots in the team standings, entering Tuesday's final round in a sixth-place tie with Kent State, two shots back of ninth-ranked Georgia for a slot in the top-five.
Lauren Weaver (Scottsdale, Ariz./Cactus Shadows) continues to pace the Wildcats, compiling an even-par 72 on the day. Weaver finished with two birdies, 14 pars and two bogeys and sits at 3-over 176 for the tournament, moving into a tie for seventh-place in the individual standings.
Alex Lederhausen (Hinsdale, Ill./Central) and Rebecca Lederhausen (Hinsdale, Ill./Central) each shot a 5-over 77 on the day as Alex moved into second place on the Northwestern scorecard with an 11-over 155 through 36 holes of play after recording three birdies. She leads freshman teammate Devon Brown (Rancho Santa Fe, Calif./Cathedral Catholic) by one stroke after Brown posted a 9-over 81 in round two, giving her a two-day total of 12-over 156 heading into the final round.
Rebecca and fellow senior Kelsey Lindenschmidt (West Chester, Ohio/Ursuline Academy) both sit tied for fourth among the Northwestern competitors with a two-round total of 14-over 158. Lindenschmidt finished Monday with a 7-over 79 for the second consecutive round.
Northwestern began the day tied for eighth place among the competitive 18 team field and remained consistent throughout the day. The Wildcats were able to pull ahead of Oklahoma, TCU and SMU in the team standings and pulled even with Kent State, which NU trailed by a stroke heading into the morning's round. Both the Wildcats and Golden Flashes enter Tuesday's final round eyeing a spot among the field's top five, sitting just two shots back of the fifth-place Bulldogs.
Top-ranked Alabama continues to hold the top spot with an 8-over 584, but will have to hold off a pair of surging teams in Iowa State and Florida State. The Cyclones moved into second in the team standings with a round-best 5-over 293 and is nine shots back of the Crimson Tide with a 17-over 593. The Seminoles posted a 7-over 295 in round two to move into third with a 22-over 598. Purdue slipped back into fourth after shooting a 14-over 302 in round two.
Tuesday's final round gets underway with a shotgun start at 6:30 a.m. CT. The Wildcats will be teamed up with Georgia, Kent State and Oklahoma in the final round foursomes and will once again tee off from holes four through seven. Live scoring of Tuesday's final 18 holes is available at Golfstat.com.
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