PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas – University of Iowa sophomore Klara Wildhaber shot a one-under par 71 to move up six places on Saturday at the White Sands Invitational at The Ocean Club Golf Course. She is tied for ninth heading into Sunday’s final round.
After starting on the sixth hole, Wildhaber started her round with three pars and a birdie on the par four ninth. After going three over par over her next five holes, Wildhaber had four birdies over her final nine holes. Overall, Wildhaber’s round consisted of five birdies and nine pars.
The Hawkeyes sit in seventh in the team standings with a 612 total. Nebraska fired a second round 280 (-8) to surge past Campbell for first place in the team standings, sitting with a 36-hole total of 565.
The #Hawkeyes finish day two four strokes better than day one! Wildhaber jumps into the top 10! pic.twitter.com/6R3SYxuz4w
— Iowa Women’s Golf (@IowaWomensGolf) October 23, 2021
QUOTING MEGAN MENZEL
“I think we have a great opportunity to show what we are made as a team tomorrow. We have a great challenge to accept and to finish our fall season on a strong note. Klara is making a nice climb on the leaderboard and continues to get stronger as the season goes on.”
– Wildhaber’s round ties for the fifth best round of the day 71 (-1). This round ties for Wildhaber’s best of the season.
– Senior Dana Lerner and freshman Paula Miranda moved up three and four places on the day.
– The Hawkeyes are fifth in pars with 104 with Manuela Lizarazu (21), Lilly Gentzkow (21) and Dana Lerner (20).
Round three will begin Sunday morning at 7 a.m. (CT).