Stage is Set for Sunday’s Final Round at B1G Championships

MAINEVILLE, Ohio– The University of Iowa women’s golf team is in ninth place at the Big Ten Championships at TPC River’s Bend after a +8 (296) second round, one stroke better than Friday’s first round.

Sophomores Morgan Goldstein and Jacque Galloway are tied for the lowest Iowa score after two rounds. Goldstein shot a second round 72 (E) which included four birdies, and Galloway’s front nine -1 helped her to her second straight round of 72 (+2). Both are +4 in the tournament and share 28th on the individual leaderboard. Goldstein continues to impress on the par 5s at TPC River’s Bend, tying for the third best scoring average in the tournament and sitting -4 with a 4.50 scoring average through eight total par 5s.

Junior Manuela Lizarazu and freshman Klara Wildhaber hold a tie for 45th at +7 (151) through the first two days. Lizarazu shot a second round +4 (76) Saturday. She currently holds a share of the second-best scoring average on par 3s in the 2021 Big Ten Championships. Lizarazu is -1 with a 2.88 scoring average through eight par 3s, and her first two rounds feature seven birdies. Wildhaber will be looking to bounce back tomorrow after her 79 (+7) second round that followed an opening round 72 (E). She sits in the top-10 with 25 total pars in 36 holes.

Sophomore Lea Zeitler and junior Dana Lerner both shot a 75 (+3) on Saturday. Zeitler’s second round included an eagle on the par 5 11th, and she currently holds an impressive 4.75 scoring average on par 5s (-2) this weekend. Zeitler is tied for 59th at +10 (154) and Lerner shares 63rd at +11 (155).

The Hawkeyes tee off at 7:00 a.m. (CT) on Sunday morning for the final round of the 2021 Big Ten Championships.


9 Iowa  297  296  –  +17  593
T-28 Morgan Goldstein 76 72 +4 148
T-28 Jacque Galloway 74 74 +4 148
T-45 Manuela Lizarazu 75 76 +7 151
T-45 Klara Wildhaber 72 79 +7 151
T-59 Lea Zeitler 79 75 +10 154
T-63 Dana Lerner 80 75 +11 155