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    'Cats Tied for Fourth After 36 at Dick McGuire Invitational

    Sept. 20, 2013

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    Northwestern Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational
    UNM Championship Course • Albuquerque, N.M. • NU Result: 4th/16 after 36 Results 

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Northwestern played the first 36 holes of the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Friday in Albuquerque, N.M. Played on the par-73, 6,192-yard UNM Championship Course, Northwestern is tied for fourth in the 16-team field.

    The Wildcats carded a 5-over 589 after 36 holes and are tied with Iowa State. NU is just a stroke behind third-place UC Davis while Oregon is one-over and sits in second. Pepperdine leads the field at 3-under 581.

    Freshman Kacie Komoto leads NU after the first two rounds at 1-under 145 and is tied for sixth. She carded a 1-over 74 in the first round and improved her score three strokes in the second at 2-under 71 for her first career round under par. Komoto scored her first career eagle with the Wildcats, carding a three on the 466-yard, par-5 ninth hole.

    Complete NU results through the first 36 holes can be found below. The third and final round tees off Saturday morning in Albuquerque.

    Northwestern – T-4th/16 teams • 296-293=589 (+5)
    T6 - Kacie Komoto – 74-71=145 (-1)
    T16 – Hana Lee – 71-77=148 (+2)
    T16 – Suchaya Tangkamolprasert – 73-75=148 (+2)
    T32 – Kaitlin Park – 78-74=152 (+6)
    T32 – Elizabeth Szokol – 79-73=152 (+6)
    T73 – Minjia Luo* - 78-83=161 (+15)
    * indicates competing as an individual


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