Women's Golf Move to Fourth at Mason Rudolph
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The LSU women’s golf team posted a second round of 1-under par to stand in fourth place after 36 holes of the Mason Rudolph Championships at the Vanderbilt Legends Club South Course.
The Lady Tigers stand at 1-under par 575 (288-287) and tied for fourth with Auburn and Louisville. The leader of the tournament is Georgia at 15-under par 561 after a Saturday round of 13-under par 275. Georgia is one shot better than Alabama at 14-under 562 (282-280) with Northwestern at 12-under 564.
After the three-way tie for fourth, Louisville is seventh at 4-over par 580.
The LSU team had an extremely consistent round with Elise Bradley posting 2-under 70, Marina Hedlund 1-under 71, Caroline Nistrup even par 72 and Nadine Dreher 2-over 74. Kathleen Gallagher posted a 3-over 75. The Lady Tigers posted nine birdies in their counting scores.
Nistrup’s round of 72 followed a 3-under 69 for a 36-hole total of 3-under 141, tied for eighth in the individual competition. The tournament leader is Lakareber Abe of Alabama at 9-under 135 (67-68), two shots behind Lauren Coughlin of Virginia at 7-under 137 (66-71). Stephanie Lau of Northwestern is third at 6-under 138 with three golfers tied for fourth at 5-under 139.
Bradley is tied for 19th at 1-under 143 (73-70) and Dreher is at T25 at even par 144 (70-74).
LSU played the par 5 holes in 2-under par and co-led the field with 66 pars in the second round with Alabama among its five players.
The final round is set for 7:30 a.m. Sunday with live scoring at LSUsports.net through birdiefire.com. Follow updates at www.Facebook.com/LSUwomensgolf and @LSUwomensgolf on Twitter.