Women's Golf
    Morris, No. 1 USC Tied For Third After PING/ASU Second Round
    Rachel Morris is tied for 3rd, seeking her first career collegiate win.
    Rachel Morris is tied for 3rd, seeking her first career collegiate win.

    April 13, 2013

    Results

    Junior Rachel Morris continued her strong play with a 2-under 70 and is tied for third, as is the No. 1 USC women's golf team after the second round of the PING/ASU Invitational at the Karsten G.C. in Tempe, Ariz.

    USC, looking for its fourth straight win, is tied for third at 5-under 571 (283-288), eight back of first-place Duke (563) and three back of second-place Alabama (568).

    Morris followed up her career-best 68 with a 2-under 70 and is tied for third at 6-under 138 (68-70), one back of leaders Laetitia Beck of Duke and Alabama's Emma Talley. Morris had two birdies on the front 9 and had 16 pars the rest of the round.

    Junior Sophia Popov is tied for 25th at par 144 (72-72). She was 3-over after 9 but rallied with three birdies on the back 9 to get back to par.

    Freshman Annie Park (73-72) and sophomore Doris Chen (71-74) are tied for 30th at 1-over 145 while freshman Kyung Kim is tied for 41st at 3-over 147 (72-75). Park had three birdies on the day while Chen had 1 and Kim had 2.

    Final-round action Sunday begins at 7:30 a.m.