March 18, 2013
ST. GEORGE, Utah – Sophomore Bethany Wurster fired the lowest round of her Nevada career on Monday and the Wolf Pack women’s golf team is in fifth place heading into the final round of the BYU Entrada Classic.
Wurster opened Monday with a 77 in the first round and came back with an even-par 72 in round two at the course at Entrada at Snow Canyon. She is a 5 over for the tournament and tied for sixth place in the individual race. Wurster, a Minden native who transferred from Oregon State, entered the event with a Nevada career-low of 73.
Freshman Caryn Khoo shot 76-77 and is four shots back of Wurster and tied for 16th. Senior Louise Yi (80-77) is tied for 35th with sophomore Nikki Prichard (75-83) tied for 42nd and freshman Carly Simpson (84-78) tied for 57th.
Wisconsin leads the team race after rounds of 296 and 293 on Monday and the Badgers (+13) have an 11-shot lead over Minnesota. The host Cougars are in third at +31 with Cal State Fullerton (+32) in fourth and Nevada (+36) alone in fifth place. The Wolf Pack is the top Mountain West school at the event, leading Boise State and Wyoming, who are tied for seventh at +47.
Wisconson’s Kimberly Dinh leads the individual race at 2 under for the tournament.
The final round is Tuesday.
T6 Bethany Wurster 77-72--149
T16 Caryn Khoo 76-77--153
T35 Louise Yi 80-77--157
T42 Nikki Prichard 75-83--158
T57 Carly Simpson 84-78--162