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Women's Golf

Amos Leads No. 8 Carolina On Day Two Of Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
March 3, 2018


SCORECARDS
1. Marion Veysseyre
Round 1: 71
Round 2: 76
Round 3:
To Par: +5
Place: T20
2. Lois Kaye Go
Round 1: 74
Round 2: 75
Round 3:
To Par: +7
Place: T27
3. Gaby Amos
Round 1: 76
Round 2: 74
Round 3:
To Par: +8
Place: T31
4. Ana Pelaez
Round 1: 77
Round 2: 75
Round 3:
To Par: +10
Place: T50
5. Anita Uwadia
Round 1: 77
Round 2: 76
Round 3:
To Par: +11
Place: T54

No. 8 Women's Golf at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- No. 8 South Carolina women's golf moved up the leaderboard in round two of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate after posting a 16-over 300 in windy conditions Saturday at Long Cove Club. The Gamecocks, who began the day in 13th place, will enter Sunday's final round in 10th place with a 36-hole mark of 598 (+30).

Carolina junior Gaby Amos paced Carolina in the second round, carding a 3-over 74. She collected two front-nine birdies and made the turn at 1-over 36 before adding her third birdie of the day on the par-3 eighth. The Gainesville, Fla., native sits in a tie for 31st with a two-round total of 150 (+8).

Gamecock sophomore Lois Kaye Go grinded out a 4-over 75 Saturday after totaling 14 pars to go with four bogeys. The Cebu City, Philippines, native, who sports a 36-hole mark of 149 (+7), will head into the final round in a tie for 27th.

Carolina's Marion Veysseyre (T20, +5) boasted a steady start to her round, notching a par on each of her first six holes. She posted a front-nine 36 (+1) and went on to shoot a 5-over 76 following four bogeys after the turn. Veysseyre sits eight shots off the lead with 18 holes to play.

Gamecock sophomore Ana Pelaez (T50, +10) recovered from a handful of front-nine birdies with an even 36 after the turn. She tallied seven pars, a bogey and a birdie on No. 3 over her final nine holes.

Anita Uwadia, the final Gamecock in action this weekend, fired a 76 (+5) in round two. She registered two birdies on her day, both of which came on her back nine. Uwadia is tied for 54th place at 11-over 153 through 36 holes.

No. 2 Alabama remained atop the leaderboard Saturday after carding a second-round 291 (+7). The Crimson Tide (577, +9) hold a six-shot lead over No. 13 Northwestern (583, +15), while No. 3 Arkansas (586, +18) rounds out the top three.

LSU's Claudia De Antonio holds the 36-hole individual lead with a two-round total of 139 (-3).

QUOTING COACH Kalen Anderson

"We just mentally hung in there - we stayed really tough. It's so windy out there, and it's really difficult scoring conditions. We're staying very patient. I couldn't be happier for Gaby. She's really taking one shot at a time, and we're so proud of her. She's really stepped up when it has mattered most."

ROUND CHANGER Gaby Amos

Gaby Amos led the Gamecocks with a 74 (+3) after recording three birdies in Saturday's second round. Two of the junior's three birdies came over her final six holes of the day.

NOTABLE

  • South Carolina was one of seven schools to move up the leaderboard on day two of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate.

  • Carolina's 123 pars through 36 holes are the second-best total in the 18-team field.

  • Gamecock junior Gaby Amos ranks first among golfers at Long Cove Club in par-3 scoring (2.75).

  • Saturday marked the first time this season Amos posted the low round among Gamecocks.

UP NEXT

South Carolina concludes play at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate Sunday. The host Gamecocks, who will be paired with North Carolina and Arizona State, will begin their day on No. 10 at 9:40 a.m. ET.


 

 

 

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