Fresno, Calif.---Erica Moston of San Jose State was one of three players with the day’s low score, a one-under par 73, in the second round of the Western Athletic Conference women’s golf championship.
Moston, the defending conference tournament champion, had two birdies and three bogeys in her round on the par 72, 6,125-yard Sunnyside Country Club course. The junior from Belmont, Calif., has a 36-hole total of 151 and is tied for fifth place, six strokes behind Hawaii’s Corie Hou, who matched Moston’s 73 on Tuesday. Fresno State’s Laura Luethke and first-round co-leader Suteera Chanachai of New Mexico State are tied for second at 147.
Cristina Corpus, who began the round ted for fourth place, is in a seventh place tie at 153,
In the team competition, San Jose State is fourth at 616, 13 strokes behind championship leader Hawaii, which is at 603. Fresno State moved into second place at 610 with the day’s low team score of 301. New Mexico State is third at 614 in the seven-team field.
“If you’re not hitting your irons solidly going for the green, you’re going to make bogeys. We’re not hitting the ball well,” said San Jose State coach John Dormann. “It’s been a struggle (this week). Everybody is fighting at the same time to play well.”
The 54-hole championship concludes with 18 holes on April 23. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com.
36-hole results from the Western Athletic Conference women’s golf championship
Sunnyside Country Club, Fresno, Calif.
Par 72, 6,125 yards
1. Hawaii 603
2. Fresno State 610
3. New Mexico State 614
4. San Jose State 616
5. Idaho 620
6. Boise State 629
7. Nevada 630
1. Corie Hou, Hawaii 72-73-145
2. Suteera Chanachai, New Mexico State 72-75-147
Laura Leuthke, Fresno State 73-74-147
4. Brittany Collins, New Mexico State 76-74-150
5. Erica Moston, San Jose State 78-73-151
Kelly Nakashima, Idaho 75-76-151
7. Amanda Jacobs, Idaho 79-74-153
Taylor Siebert, Fresno State 77-76-153
Cristina Corpus, San Jose State 75-78-153
10. Xyra Suyetsugu, Hawaii 75-79-154
Other San Jose State Scores
11. Kimberly Punyasavatsut 78-77-155
18. Katrina Delen Briones 78-79-157
32. Kanika Minocha 81-82-163