Women’s golf moves up the leaderboard in second day of Las Vegas collegiate showdown

Rosalyn Barnett

The Longhorns climbed the leaderboard to tie for seventh in the second round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Shootout. The women’s golf team finished nine-under today, putting them 14-under par for the tournament along with Colorado State and Missouri.

Sophomore Sophia Schubert improved from top 20 to just outside the top 10 during her second round. Her bogey-free round led her to a four-under par 68 and put her tied for 11th. Senior Tezira Abe shot another steady round of 70 to tie for 26th, but her double bogey on the 17th hole kept her from moving up the leaderboard.

Junior Julia Beck carded two double bogeys along with three bogeys for a three-over 75. Junior Haley Mills improved after yesterday’s 75 to shoot a two-under par bogey-free round of 70. Despite three bogeys, freshman Maddie Luitwieler also improved to finish one-under par for the day. All three athletes are currently tied for 60th at one-over par.

San Jose State took the outright lead after the second round, finishing 26-under par. Michigan is currently six strokes back in second place, while Vanderbilt sits in third.

San Jose State’s My Leander carded an eagle and kept her individual lead to top the leaderboard at 12-under par. Tennessee’s Anna Newell is in second place at 11-under par.

Texas will play it’s final 18 holes alongside Colorado State and Missouri. The third round will be another shotgun start with tee times at 10 a.m.