Vandermade leads Women's Golf in day two at Landfall Tradition
Oct. 23, 2010
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Junior Nicole Vandermade led the Texas Women’s Golf team in the second round of the Landfall Tradition with a 1-under-par 71. With an even-par total (73-71=144) through 36 holes, Vandermade is tied for sixth place heading into Sunday’s final round. As a team, the Longhorns (291-302=593) dropped to fourth place after sharing the first-round lead on Friday with a 14-over 302.
The Longhorns struggled on the front side of the Country Club of Landfall’s Pete Dye Course by playing their first nine holes at +12.
With bogeys on holes five, six and eight, Vandermade found herself at +3 before playing her 10 remaining holes bogey-free. She found birdies on nine, 13, 15 and 18 to collect her team-leading third subpar round of the season.
Sophomore Madison Pressel (73-74) is tied for 12th place after two rounds at 3-over 147. Sophomore Haley Stephens (71-80) is four strokes back at 151 and tied for 33rd, while sophomore Katelyn Sepmoree (74-79) is tied for 40th at 9-over.
Junior Megan Rosenfeld – playing in the Texas lineup for the first time in her college career - contributed her first counted score for the Longhorns with a 6-over 78 on Saturday afternoon. She is tied for 64th place at 157 (79-78).
Duke (291-284=575, -1) remained atop the leaderboard with a second-round score of 4-under 284. Knotted in second place at 4-over 280 are UCLA (294-286) and North Carolina (293-287).
Virginia’s Brittany Altomare (71-68) leads the field at 5-under 139.
Texas is scheduled to conclude the Landfall Tradition Sunday morning at 7:45 a.m. Central in a shotgun start on the fourth, fifth and sixth holes alongside fifth-place Virginia (305-289=594, +18) and sixth-place Michigan State (304-294=598, +22).
Team Standings (through two rounds)
Top 11 Individuals (through two rounds)