TULSA'S SHU-YIN LIU IN FOURTH PLACE AT GOLFWEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE
Sept. 25, 2012
Wolcott, Colorado - Shu-Yin Liu is in a fourth-place tie at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, while the Tulsa team sits in 16th place following two rounds at the par-72 Red Sky Golf Club. The Hurricane turned in a score of 311 today for a two-round total of 618.
The senior Liu carded a three-under par 69 in second round action on Tuesday. Opening the day on Hole #10, Liu turned in birdie putts on the par-4 11th and 12th holes to go to two-under par, but double-bogeyed the par-3 17th hole and made the turn at even-par. On her final nine holes, Liu birdied holes 1, 2, 5 and 6 before a bogey on the par-4 8th hole for her three-under par round and 36-hole total of one-under par 143.
Liu is five strokes behind UC Davis' Demi Runas' tournament-leading six-under par 138 total.
Pepperdine holds the team-lead with a one-under par 575 score, followed by UC Davis (577), Oklahoma (586), Ole Miss (596) and Campbell University (601) rounding out the top-5 teams.
Tulsa freshman Antonia Von Wnuck and senior Kristina Merkle sit in a tie for 52nd place after each golfer turned in their second day of six-over par 78s for a 156 total. Freshman Jessica Lydia is in 82nd place with a score of 165, followed by junior Karson Bizzell with a 36-hole total of 170.
Final round action is scheduled to tee-off on Wednesday morning.
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Team Scores 1. Pepperdine 286-289=575 2. UC Davis 292-285=577 3. Oklahoma 286-300=586 4. Mississippi 300-296=596 5. Campbell 298-303=601 6. Denver 305-297=602 7. UTSA 307-296=603 T8. East Tennessee State 298-306=604 T8. UCLA 310-294=604 10. San Diego State 302-305=607 11. Nebraska 303-307=610 T12. Furman 305-307=612 T12. South Florida 305-307=612 14. Florida State 304-311=615 15. San Jose State 303-314=617 16. Tulsa 311-307=618 17. Georgia State 310-314=624 18. Missouri State 318-315=633
Tulsa Individuals T4. Shu-Yin Liu 74-69=143 T52. Antonia Von Wnuck 78-78=156 T52. Kristina Merkle 78-78=156 T82. Jessica Lydia 83-82=165 86. Karson Bizzell 81-89=170
Top-5 Individuals 1. Demi Runas, UC Davis 71-67=138 (-6) 2. Grace Na, Pepperdine 69-70=139 (-5) 3. Anne-Catherine Tangu, Oklahoma 69-73=142 (-2) T4. Shu-Yin Liu, Tulsa 74-69=143 (-1) T4. Chirapat Jao-Javanil, Oklahoma 68-75=143 (-1) T4. Alina Ching, Pepperdine 71-72=143 (-1) T4. Fabiola Arriaga, UTSA 75-68=143 (-1)
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