Fresno, Calif.-Cristina Corpus shot the Spartans best round of the day with a 69 in the second round, and the San Jose State women's golf team shot a one-over 289 to trail UC Davis by three shots at Fresno State Lexus Classic played at Copper River Country Club Monday.
Corpus rebounded from an opening round 74 to shoot a 69 in the second round, her third under par score of the year, and is currently tied for second place and is just two shots behind leader Miki Ueoka from Santa Clara. Corpus had four birdies in her second round after making two in her first 18 holes.
Two other Spartans are among the top-10 leaders. Madeleine Ziegert shot her second round of par for the season with a 72 in the first round and added a 73 in round two for a 145 total and tying for sixth place. Katrina Delen-Briones was consistent with her scores with a 73-73-146 total and is tied for 10th overall. Both players each had five birdies on the day.
Shraddhanjali Singh is tied for 24th after shooting 77-75-152, while Jody Ho rebounded from a 79 in the first round to a 74 in round two for a 153. She is tied for 28th
"These were perfect scoring conditions today," said Spartan head coach John Dormann. "Weather is going to play a factor in the outcome of the tournament. We had five good scores in the second round, and they played like we have expected all year. We just need to keep our confidence and play another solid round."
Third round action begins at 8:00 a.m. in Fresno, with the Spartans beginning at 9:20 a.m. Live stats are available at www.golfstat.com with a link on www.sjsuspartans.com under "Live."
Fresno State Lexus Classic
Copper River Country Club
1. UC Davis 582
2. San Jose State 585
3. Fresno State 597
3. Santa Clara 597
5. UC Irvine 603
6. Gonzaga 604
7. Sacramento State 609
8. Portland State 610
9. Nevada 611
10. Boise State 614
11. Cal Poly 619
12. Cal State Fullerton 621
13. Seattle 642
14. Eastern Washington 670
1. Miki Ueoka, Santa Clara 69-72-141
2. Cristina Corpus, San Jose State 74-69-143
2. Amy Simanton, UC Davis 74-69-143
4. Hali Coppin, Fresno State 75-69-144
4. Alice Kim, UC Davis 70-74-144
San Jose State Results
6. Madeleine Ziegert 72-73-145
10. Katrina Delen-Briones 73-73-146
24. Shraddhanjali Singh 77-75-152
28. Jody Ho 79-74-153
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