Oct. 9, 2010
The Vanderbilt women’s team is in a tie for 11th at the Tar Heel Invitational after the second round of play at the Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Commodores have a team total of 585 (298-287, +9), which ties them with the Tulane Green Wave heading into the final round on Sunday.
Commodore junior Marina Alex led the way for Vanderbilt with a two-under par, 70, on Saturday. Alex has a total of 144 for the tournament, which puts her in a tie for 22nd. Sophomore Julia Thead is the Commodores’ overall leader with a total of 143 (69-74) and is in a tie for 18th.
Vanderbilt’s 287 on Saturday was the fifth-best team total of the day.
Alabama leads the tournament with a 25-under par, 551 (277-274). The Crimson Tide’s Brooke Pancake continues to lead all individuals with a 10-under par, 134.
- “It was a better ball-striking day today, and it was good to see us respond after the day we had yesterday. It was a good day, but it could have been better.”
- “Women’s college golf is so good today that it takes more than one-under par to get back into a tournament with teams this good.”