LAS CRUCES, NM – The Nevada Wolf Pack women’s golf team had another strong day and has two players in the top 11 in The Prices “Give ‘Em Five” Intercollegiate after the second round.
Tuesday the Wolf Pack shot a 298 which kept them within striking distance of the leader, Kansas. The Pack went into the second round Tuesday tied for fourth after the first round on Monday with a 297.
"We shot 298 today after a 297 yesterday so I am happy with the consistency,” said head coach Chad Spencer. “That being said, I think we can go lower so we'll see what happens in the final round."
Sophomore Nikki Prichard leads the Wolf Pack after shooting 70 in the second round, and is tied for third in the individual race. Prichard shot a 74 in the first round on Monday, but came back hot on Tuesday, and now sits at even par. Freshman Caryn Khoo shot a 76 on Tuesday after shooting a 71 on Monday, and is tied for 11th at three-over par. Senior Louis Yi is tied for 25th, Freshman Carly Simpson is tied for 47th, and sophomore Bethany Wurster is tied for 59th.
Nevada will play 18 holes in the final round tomorrow starting at 8 am at the 7,078-yard New Mexico State Golf course.
The University of Kansas leads the tournament with a seven-over 583, while host New Mexico State is ninth with a 27-over 603.