The Spartans survived everything thrown at them Monday on the golf course, shooting a 295 in the first round and following that with a 300 in the second round for a 595 and a six-shot lead over UC Davis. The Aggies shot the low second round with a 297 and stand at 601. California is third at 602, followed by Fresno State at 604.
Individually, Cristina Corpus leads all individuals with a one-under par 143, including a 71 in the second round after making birdies on the final two holes of the day. She leads by one shot over Caroline Hedwall of Oklahoma State and Louisa Lies of Fresno State. Hedwall shot the low first round score with a 69.
Katrina Delen-Briones is in fourth place with a 146, two-over par. She shot a 72 in the first round and a 74 in round two.
Other Spartan players include Shraddhanjali Singh who is tied for 17th at 152, followed by Madeleine Ziegert and Jody who are tied for 33rd at 155. Playing as individuals, Kim Punyasavatsut is tied for 25th at 153, while Kanika Minocha is tied for 69th at 164.
"We had everything thrown at us today on the course," said Spartan head coach John Dormann. "We were able to handle the adverse conditions and maintain our lead. I am really proud of the way Cristina ended her round, and I hope that momentum carries us into Tuesday's round."
Play at the tournament begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com.
Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational
Almaden Golf and Country Club
Par 72, 6,223 yards
1. San Jose State 595
2. UC Davis 601
3. California 602
4. Fresno State 604
5. UC Irvine 608
6. San Francisco 609
7. Long Beach State 611
7. San Diego State 611
7. Oklahoma State 611
10. Colorado 625
11. Oklahoma 626
12. Santa Clara 630
13. Hawaii 631
14. Colorado State 633
15. Nevada 636
16. Gonzaga 643
1. Cristina Corpus, San Jose State 72-71-143
2. Caroline Hedwell, Oklahoma State 69-75-144
2. Louisa Lies, Fresno State 73-71-144
4. Katrina Delen-Briones, San Jose Sate 72-74-146
San Jose State Results
17. Shraddhanjali Singh 74-78-152
33. Madeleine Ziegert 77-78-155
33. Jody Ho 78-77-155
25. Kim Punyasavatsut (Ind) 75-78-153
69. Kanika Minocha (Ind) 84-80-164