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    Lee Posts Best Round for NU on Friday at NCAA East Regional

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM
    Freshman Hana Lee scored a 2-over 74 in Friday's second round.

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM
    Freshman Hana Lee scored a 2-over 74 in Friday's second round.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM

    May 11, 2012

    Event: 2012 NCAA East Regional
    Course: Penn State Blue Course • State College, Pa.
    Course Info: Par-72, 6,253 yards
    NU Result After Day Two: 20th • 613 (305-308, +37)
    Tomorrow's Schedule: Third and final round begins at 6:30 a.m. CT
    Results: Golfstat.com

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Northwestern continued play at the 2012 NCAA East Regional Friday at the Penn State Blue Course. Freshman Hana Lee (Hacienda Heights, Calif./Wilson) had the best round of the day for the ’Cats, posting a two-over 74, improving four strokes from her first-round score.
     
    Lee began on the 10th hole and had six-straight holes on par before a bogey on No. 16. She wrapped-up the back nine with two more pars, finishing one-over. On the front nine, Lee birdied the first and ninth holes, again finishing the front nine at 1-over.
     
    Sophomore Devon Brown (Rancho Santa Fe, Calif./Cathedral Catholic) had the second-best score of the day for NU with a 3-over 75. Brown also had two birdies (holes nine and 18) and finished the back nine at 1-over.
     
    As a team, NU is in 20th place after scoring a 20-over 308 in the second round. The ’Cats are three strokes behind Maryland and San Diego State who are both in a tie for 18th with a two-round total of 610 (+34). South Carolina (582, +6) continues to lead the field with a 7-stroke advantage on second-place Florida (589, +13).
     
    A complete list of NU scores and placement through two rounds can be found below. The third and final round of the 2012 NCAA East Regional tees off tomorrow at 6:30 a.m. CT. Northwestern will begin at 11:55 a.m.
     
    2012 NCAA East Regional
    NU Result: 20th – 305-308=613 (+37)
    T40 - Devon Brown – 75-75=150 (+6)
    T55 - Hana Lee – 78-74=152 (+8)
    T71 - Alex Lederhausen – 75-79=154 (+10)
    T92 - Brittany Mai – 77-80=157 (+13)
    T108 - Lauren Weaver – 80-81=161 (+17)

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