No. 8 Women’s Golf moves up on day two of NCAA Championship

CARLSBAD, Calif. — The No. 8 Texas Women’s Golf moved up eight spots on day two of the NCAA Championship on Saturday at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa.

Texas carded a 2-under-par 286 for the second round and were one of seven teams to shoot under par on the day. The Longhorns are in 13th place going into round three tomorrow, at which point after the third round the field will be cut to the top 15 teams.

Freshman Farah O’Keefe carded seven birdies on the day and shot a 6-under 66 and is T14 on the leaderboard. The round for O’Keefe tied the Longhorns program record for low round at an NCAA Championship. It was her 20th round of the season at par or better and seventh round in the 60s. O’Keefe ended the round with a great approach shot into 18 using the slope and getting it to within four feet and sinking the birdie putt. The 6-under round for O’Keefe tied for low round of the day for an individual player.

The Longhorns will tee from hole one tomorrow at 10:30 am CT and will be paired with Wake Forest and Arizona State.

The Lineup

Farah O’Keefe moved up 85 spots on the individual leaderboard and is T14 after her 6-under 66. O’Keefe made seven birdies for her round. On the par 4, 13th hole she hit into a fairway bunker and hit a 6-iron that used the hill and trickled back to about 15 feet and made birdie. O’Keefe has made nine birdies over the two days of the championship.

Lauren Kim carded an even par 72 for his second round of play. Kim made three birdies on her round including one she rolled in on the par 3, 12th hole from about seven feet.

Angela Heo made three birdies on her card in round two and finished with a 1-over-par 73.

Cindy Hsu birdies the 17th hole for her third birdie of the day. Hsu carded a 3-over-par 75 on day two of the championship.

Selina Liao made a pair of birdies and carded a 6-over 78 in the second round of the championship.

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