LUBBOCK, Texas – Three University of Iowa women’s golfers are in the top 20 and all five student-athletes are in the top 25 at the Red Raider Invitational, putting the Hawkeyes in second place as a team through 36 holes at The Rawls Course.
Iowa shot its top two rounds of the fall, firing rounds of 291 and 290 to post a five-over par 581.
Sophomore Kaitlyn Hanna is pacing the team, sitting in a tie for 14th place with a one-over par 145. The Omaha, Nebraska, native carded four birdies during Round 2 to post an even par 72 – her second round at or below par this fall. Hanna is three shots out of fifth place.
Junior Paula Miranda is tied for 17th place with a three-over par 147 (73-74) and freshman Ximena Benites is tied for 19th with a 148 (78-78).
The Hawkeyes also have two student-athletes tied for 25th with 149s. Sophomore Madison Dabagia had the low round of the day, firing a two-under par 70 over her second 18 holes, using a three birdie in three-hole stretch during her five birdie round.
Sophomore Shannyn Vogler posted a one-under par 71 during the tournament’s opening round on Monday morning before shooting a 78 in Round 2 en route to her 149.
After sitting two shots off the lead after the opening round, host Texas Tech fired a 13-under par 275 in Round 2 to build a 17-shot lead heading into Tuesday’s final round. The Red Raiders are -12 as a team and TTU’s Maja Ambroziak is the individual leader at -6.
The Hawkeyes close out the tournament Tuesday with an 8:15 a.m. (CT) shotgun start.