NEW ORLEANS – The University of Iowa women’s golf team shaved 17 shots off its team total from the first two the second round to move up to seventh place at the Tulane Classic presented by Chad Brownstein. The Hawkeyes fired a 298 total, putting them in seventh place with a 613 (315-298) at the English Turn Golf and Country Club.
Two Hawkeye freshmen – Madison Dabagia and Shannyn Vogler – led the way as both players fired one-over par 73s. Dabagia had five birdies during Monday’s round to move up into a tie for 16th place, while Vogler had three birdies on the day as she had an 11-stroke improvement. She is currently tied for 47th.
Sophomore Paula Miranda improved four shots from round one to round two, firing a two-over par 74. The Mexico native had an eagle on a 525-yard, par five.
Purdue leads the tournament with a seven-over par 583, while Chattanooga’s Kera Healey is the individual leader with a three-under par 141.
The Hawkeyes surge into 7th after day two of Tulane Classic!
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— Iowa Women’s Golf (@IowaWomensGolf) February 14, 2023
QUOTING COACH MENZEL
“The team fought back and definitely managed the course better today. We took advantage of the par 5’s and had some strong finishes today.”
Iowa closes out play in New Orleans on Tuesday. The final round will begin at 9 a.m. (CT).