Trojans Tied For Fifth After Pac-12 Championships second round|
April 21, 2015
Sophomore Gabriella Then and freshman Amy Lee are tied for 19th while sophomore Karen Chung carded a team-best 72 to lead the No. 1 USC women's golf team during the second round of the 2015 Pac-12 Championships at the Boulder (Colo.) C.C. on Tuesday (April 21).
The Trojans are tied for fifth at a combined 17-over 585 (293-292), 12 back of co-leaders Oregon and UCLA. Arizona is third at 6-over 574, Washington is fourth at 8-over 576 and host Colorado is tied with USC. Oregon State and Stanford are tied for seventh at 21-over 589, Arizona State is ninth at 26-over 594, California is 10th at 28-over 596 and Washington State is 11th at 36-over 604.
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Individually, the Trojans are bunched in the middle of the pack, Coach Andrea Gaston's group still looking for a breakout performance to generate some momentum for USC, a four-time winner this season.
Then (72-74) and Lee (73-73) are tied for 19th at 4-over 146. Junior Annie Park is tied for 23rd at 5-over 147 (74-73), Chung moved into a tie for 25th at 6-over 148 (76-72) while junior Kyung Kim is tied for 32nd at 8-over 150 (74-76).
USC was edging closer to the top of the leader board during the back 9, but lost a combined six strokes over the final three holes.
Action concludes Wednesday. A delayed broadcast of the final round will air on Pac-12 Networks on May 3 at 11 a.m. PT.
In addition to competing for the Pac-12 title, Troy has an eye on the SoCal BMW Crosstown Cup competition, the season-long battle between USC and UCLA in all sports. Points for women's golf are awarded to the highest finisher between the rivals at the Pac-12 Championships. Ten points are up for grabs for all sports.