Oct. 21, 2013
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa women’s golf team sits in a tie for fifth after two rounds of play at the Fighting Camel Classic hosted by Campbell University at the Keith Hills Golf Course. The Hawkeyes fired a 313 (+25) in the opening round before registering a 289 (+10) in the second round to total 611 (+35) on the day.
“We got off to a bit of a slow start, but I was glad to see we battled this afternoon and moved up the leaderboard,” said UI head coach Megan Menzel. “Shelby had a very solid afternoon, and I liked the consistency out of the rest of the line-up.”
Junior Shelby Phillips led the black and gold, carding a 78 (+6) and 72 (E) in the first and second rounds respectively to end the day in a tie for seventh place with a 150 (+6).
Sophomore Briana Midkiff joined Phillips in the top-20 with a 36-hole score of 153 (+9). Midkiff opened with a 78 (+6) followed by a 75 (+3) to sit in a tie for 19th.
Freshman Jessie Sindlinger totaled a 154 (+10) to tie for 25th. Sindlinger shot a 79 (+7) in the first round then fired two birdies to finish the second round with a 75 (+3).
Senior Karly Grouwinkel carded a 78 (+6) before registering a 77 (+5) in the second round to end the day in a tie for 28th with a score of 155 (+11).
Junior Nicole Rae shot an 81 (+9), and then improved five strokes in the second round, firing a 76 (+4). Rae’s 36-hole total of 157 (+3) tied her for 39th.
The Hawkeyes will return to action with a shotgun start at 9:45 a.m. (CT) on Tuesday in the final round of the Fighting Camel Classic. Live scoring will be available at the Iowa women’s golf schedule page and on golfstat.com.