ISU women’s golf remains in 3rd after second round of UCF Challenge


Sophomore Celia Barquin practices at Bergstrom Sports Complex on Feb. 5, 2015. 

Tyler Julson

ISU women’s golf improved upon the score they posted on Sunday by 14 strokes at the Central Florida Challenge Monday, shooting a 287 (-1). The score is enough to keep the Cyclones in a good position as they remain in 3rd place with one round left to play.

Combined with yesterday’s team score of 301, the Cyclones sit with a total team score of 588 (+12). They sit four strokes behind 1st place Missouri (+8) and one stroke back from 2nd place Tulane (+11).

The Cyclones were led by freshman Chayanit Wangmahaporn, who shot a 68 (-4) Monday bringing her tournament score to 144 (E), and freshman Parinda Phokan who posted a score of 71 (-1) bringing her total to 145 (+1).

There are two golfers tied atop the individual leaderboard, Missouri’s red-shirt senior Michelle Butler and East Carolina’s senior Frida Gustafsson Spang. Both have posted scores of 141 (-3).

Play continues through Tuesday Feb. 9. Check back at the Iowa State Daily for updates throughout the tournament.