Women's Golf


No. 26 Pioneers Slide to Second after Round Two of Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate

Oct. 7, 2017


DENVER – The No. 26-ranked University of Denver women’s golf team dropped into second place on Saturday at the Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate. The Pioneers posted a team score of 6-over on moving day.

Par for the 6,450-yard course was 72 at the Highlands Ranch Golf Club.

New Mexico is the team leader through 36 holes with a total of 574 (2-under). The Lobos hold a three-shot edge over DU heading into Championship Sunday.

Pepperdine’s Patricia Wong is the individual leader at 7-under for the tournament, one stroke ahead of Oregon State’s Ellie Slama.

Interim head coach Kolton Lapa went with the lineup of Sophie Newlove, Lauren Whyte, Mary Weinstein, Jessica Dreesbeimdieke and Camille Enright for the main team.

Newlove kept her strong play going, posting a 1-under in her second go-through of the course, putting her in a tie for third at 4-under. The England native continues to show her mastery of her collegiate home course, not making mistakes at key times during her time on the course so far.

Both Weinstein and Dreesbeimdieke tied for 19th the second round on Saturday at 2-over.



Whyte and Enright closed out their respective days tied for 28th at 3-over.

Maggie Cowart, Sonya Knebel, Anni Heck and Caroline Klemp also competed as their own team, ending in 14th.

Final-round play is set for Sunday with a shotgun start time of 9 a.m. MT

Live scoring for the tournament can be found right HERE. 

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