CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico – Freshman Manuela Lizarazu paced the University of Iowa women’s golf team during the first round of the Battle at the Beach on Friday. Lizarazu registered a season-best,18-hole score of 70 (-1). She is tied for second.
Auburn is in first with an 18-hole score of 287 (+3). They are followed by Texas (292; +8) and Mississippi State (294; +10).Iowa is in 13th, carding a score of 308 (+24).
LIZARAZU SHINES ON FIRST DAY
Freshman Manuela Lizarazu recorded four birdies during the first round en-route to a one-under-par 70. The last time Lizarazu finished under-par was at the Diane Thomason Invitational on Sept. 29-30.
LIU ENTERS HAWKEYE LINEUP
Sophomore Sophie Liu made her first appearance of the season in the Hawkeye lineup today. Liu finished the first round with an 18-hole score of 77 (+6), tying for 45th. Liu also registered three birdies. Sophomore Brett Permann carded a first round score of 79 (+8), tying for 66th. Sophomore Stephanie Herzog and senior Shawn Rennegarbe finished the first round in 86th and 92nd, respectively.
The Hawkeyes tee off for the second round of the Battle at the Beach tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. (CT).
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