Sambach, Hoos hold six-stroke lead heading into Wednesday’s final round

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Sophomore Amanda Sambach and the Virginia women’s golf team continue to lead the field after Tuesday’s second round of play at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate in Lake Elmo, Minn.

After opening play with a 7-under 65 to tie the UVA single-round scoring record, Sambach shot 4-under 68 during the second round to hold a six-shot lead at 11-under 133 over a trio of players tied for second place. Following a bogey-free round on Monday, she shot four-under over her final nine holes on Tuesday to stay atop the leaderboard. Her round featured five birdies and one bogey.

UVA junior Jennifer Cleary is in 11th place after two rounds at 1-under 143. She shot even par 72. Senior Celeste Valinho posted a score of 1-under 71 to move up to 22nd place at 2-over 146. Sophomore Megan Propeck, playing in her first collegiate event, shot 74 and is 27th at 147. Grad student Riley Smyth is 37th at 149. She posted a second-round effort of even par.

The 54-hole event wraps up Wednesday with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The 12-team field for the ANNIKA Intercollegiate features 11 teams ranked in the top-20 of the preseason coaches poll. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.

ANNIKA Intercollegiate
Royal Golf Club
Lake Elmo, Minn.
Par 72, 6,408 yards
Second Round Results 

Team Results
1. Virginia — 284-283-567

2. Wake Forest — 294-279-573
3. South Carolina — 295-279-574
4. Michigan — 288-288-576
4. Duke — 292-284-576
6. Texas — 288-291-579
7. Florida — 294-286-580
8. Oregon — 292-289-581
9. Arizona State — 300-285-585
10. Auburn — 303-290-593
11. Alabama — 303-293-596
12. Minnesota — 304-299-603

Individual Leaders
1. Amanda Sambach, Virginia — 65-68-133

2. Hannah Darling, South Carolina — 73-66-139
2. Lauren Walsh, Wake Forest — 73-66-139
2. Mathilde Claisse, South Carolina — 72-67-139

Virginia Results
1. Amanda Sambach — 65-68-133
11. Jennifer Cleary — 71-72-143
22. Celeste Valinho — 75-71-146
27. Megan Propeck — 73-74-147
37. Riley Smyth — 77-72-149

 

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