Women's Golf Eighth After First Day at Spartan Invitational
SAN JOSE, Calif. The University of Nevada women’s golf team is in eighth place after the first two rounds of the Spartan Invitational, being held Monday and Tuesday at the par 72, 6,121-yard Almaden Country Club in San Jose.
Nevada is tied for eighth with a two-round total of 612 at the 14-team Spartan Invitational. The Wolf Pack carded a 20-over 308 in the first round and followed that up with a 16-over 304 in the second round. San Jose State is leading its own tournament after the first and second rounds at five-over 581 (291-290). The Spartans hold an 11-stroke lead over Colorado (592), while California (595), UC Irvine (598) and Hawai’i (602) round out the top five teams.
Sophomore Melanie De Leon (80-72) and junior Jennie Pleas (75-77) are both tied for 28th to lead the Wolf Pack at eight-over 152. Senior Nicole de Gennaro is tied for 41st at 11-over 155 (76-79), junior Heather Olmstead stands in a tie for 43rd (80-76=156) and senior Kelly Burke is tied for 50th (77-80=157).
San Jose State’s Jenelle Gomez leads the Spartan Invitational after the first two rounds. Gomez shot a two-under 70 followed by a four-under 68 and holds a two-stroke lead over UC Irvine’s Selanee’ Henderson (69-71=140) at six-under 138.
The Spartan Invitational concludes on Tuesday with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Pacific Time.