Lady Raiders Golf remains in 7th at Big 12 Championships

Lady Raiders Golf remains in 7th at Big 12 Championships
Texas Tech women's golf team poses after winning the Lady Boilermaker Classic (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)

BROKEN ARROW, OK (Texas Tech Athletics) -The Texas Tech women’s golf team remained in seventh place at the Big 12 Championships Monday following a 27-over-par 314 second round at the Golf Club of Oklahoma in Broken Arrow.

The Red Raiders, who are now 44-over for the tournament, find themselves only six strokes out of fourth place entering Tuesday’s third and final round. Eight of the nine teams in the field shot 21-over or higher during Monday’s round.

Sofia Garcia paced the Red Raiders, sinking three birdies on the front nine and another on the 18th en route to a 3-over 75 card that pushed her into a tie for 14th place individually. She finished one stroke shy of the lowest round of the day.

Louisa Brunt and Mami Yamamoto chipped in 7-over cards, while Cecilie Nielsen rounded out the Tech card with a 10-over round. Anna Dong was one stroke back of Nielsen to complete the Red Raider lineup.

Texas remains atop the team leaderboard after a strong 9-over second round. The Longhorns are 8-over through 36 holes followed by Baylor at 30-over, Oklahoma State at 33-over, TCU at 38-over, Oklahoma at 39-over and Kansas at 41-over. Tech is three back of Kansas at 44-over for the tournament.

Tech will be paired with Kansas State and Iowa State when play resumes at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning. Live scoring will be available throughout the final round at Golfstat.com.

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