Sooners in Sixth After Two Rounds

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Annie Barraza
By Annie Barraza
Student Assistant
APRIL 01, 2017

NORMAN – After two rounds of the Clemson Invitational, the No. 22 Oklahoma women’s golf team moves up two spots to sixth place. The three-day, 54-hole tournament is taking place at the par-72, 6,253-yard Reserve Golf Club at Lake Keowee in Sunset, S.C.

The Sooners posted a 284 (-4) in Saturday’s second round to bring their 36-hole total to 581 (+5).

With a 568 (-8), No. 8 Furman paces the 17-team field that features five squads ranked in the 25 of the GolfStat rankings. No. 5 Florida and No. 4 Florida State both share second place at 569 (-7). Texas sits in fourth place at 571 (-5) followed by Michigan State in fifth place at 575 (-1).

Ana Ruiz leads the Sooners for the second day in a row and is tied for fourth place with an overall 140 (-4). The junior totaled a 68 (-4) on the day, playing bogey-free for all 18 holes and recording four birdies.

Hannah Wood carded a 69 (-3) and is tied for 13th place (143; -1). The junior registered four birdies on the day, getting back-to-back birdies on her last two holes to finish round two. 

Sophomore Julienne Soo finished day two carding a 74 (+2). Soo is tied for 35th place (148; +4) after recording three birdies on the day.

Valerie Tanguay ended the day shooting a 73 (+1) and is tied for 55th place (150; +6). Tanguay also fired back-to-back birdies in the back nine. Teammate Rylee Pedigo shares 89th place (160; +16) after recording a 79 (+7).

“We played solid as a whole,” OU head coach Veronique Drouin-Luttrell said. “I’m proud of the way we finished today. We took advantage of great conditions and have one more day to make another leap up the leaderboard.”

Oklahoma will tee off for the final round at the Clemson Invitational at 7:54 a.m. CT Sunday. Live results are available at GolfStat.com. 

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