Hawkeyes 3rd After 2 Rounds at NGI

MARICOPA, Ariz. – Freshman Shannyn Vogler fired her second straight round in the red and the University of Iowa women’s golf team shot a 302, putting it in third place in the team standings through 36 holes at the National Golf Invitational at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club.

The Hawkeyes have a two-round total of 591, sitting six shots behind first-place Penn State (585) and one shot back of second place Santa Clara (590) heading into Sunday’s final round.

Vogler played a consistent round, finishing with three birdies against two bogies en route to a one-under par 71. After giving one shot back on the par 5 third, the Moline, Illinois, native had three birdies and eight pars before giving one shot back on the par four 14th. It is Vogler’s second straight round under par.

Vogler sits in second place on the individual leaderboard with a four-under par 140 (69-71), two shots back of Penn State’s Michelle Cox (-6).

Freshmen Kaitlyn Hanna and Madison Dabagia both sit in the top 20. Hanna shot a two-over par 74 on the strength of 15 pars and one birdie, putting her in a tie for 14th place with a 148 (74-74). Dabagia is tied for 20th with a 150 (70-80).

2. Shannyn Vogler 69-71=140
T14. Kaitlyn Hanna 74-74=144
T20. Madison Dabagia 70-80=150
T29. Jordan Amelon 76-77=153
T46. Paula Miranda 78-82=160
3. IOWA 289-302=591

The Hawkeyes close out the NGI on Sunday beginning at 9:30 a.m. (CT).