Neisen Fires Another Solid Round in Texas
San Antonio, Texas - Junior Steffi Neisen produced a three-over-par 75 for the second straight day to lead the Nebraska women's golf team at the Alamo Invitational at the Briggs Ranch Golf Club on Monday.
Neisen, a junior from New Prague, Minn., enters Tuesday's final round in a tie for 37th at 150 through 36 holes in the 78-player field. Neisen's 75 on the par-72, 6,428-yard layout at Briggs Ranch helped the Huskers to a second-round team score of 314. Nebraska closed the second round in 14th place in a 15-team field at 622.
Junior Katelyn Wright bounced back with a 77 on Monday to head to the final round in a tie for 68th at 158. True freshman Cassie Deeg settled for an 80 on Monday to slip to 63rd in the individual standings at 156.
Redshirt freshman Jackie O'Doherty contributed Nebraska's fourth score on Monday with an 82. She sits in 77th at 172 through 36 holes, while fellow redshirt freshman Morgan Smejkal managed an 84 in the second round to enter the final round in 72nd at 160.
Texas A&M's Sarah Beth Davis stormed to the top of the leaderboard with a four-under-par 68 on Monday after an opening-round 69. Davis heads into the final at seven-under-par (137) with a two-stroke lead over Louisville's Emily Haas (70-60-139), East Carolina's Nico Engstroem Skaug (72-67-139) and Oklahoma's Taylor Scmidt (68-71-139).
Oklahoma owns an eight-shot lead in the team race over Texas A&M. The Sooners fired a 284 to go along with an opening-round 279 to enter the final round at 563. The Aggies sit at 571 after a second-round 282. The hosts from UTSA climbed to third in the team standings at 573 after a 283 on Monday.
The Alamo Invitational concludes with the final round on Tuesday, beginning with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Live scoring is available at GolfStat.com.
Oct. 28-30, 2012
Briggs Ranch Golf Course (Par 72, 6,428 Yards)
Team Results (Two Rounds)
1. Oklahoma - 279-284-563
2. Texas A&M - 289-282-571
3. UTSA - 290-283-573
4. SMU - 286-292-578
T5. Baylor - 291-292-583
T5. Tulane - 287-296-583
7. East Carolina - 294-292-596
8. LSU - 291-297-588
9. Louisville - 301-290-591
10. Kentucky - 292-301-593
11. Texas State - 300-298-598
12. Tennessee - 292-308-600
13. Colorado - 303-309-612
14. Nebraska - 308-314-622
15. North Texas - 311-313-624
Individual Results (First Round)
1. Sarah Beth Davis, Texas A&M - 69-68-137
T2. Emily Haas, Louisville - 70-69-139
T2. Nico Engstroem Skaug, East Carolina - 72-67-139
T2. Taylor Schmidt, Oklahoma - 68-71-139
T5. Hayley Davis, Baylor - 67-73-140
T5. Maribel Lopez Porras, Tulane - 68-72-140
T7. Lauren Taylor, Baylor - 72-69-141
T7. Fabiola Arriaga, UTSA - 72-69-141
T7. Kaitlyn Rohrback, Oklahoma - 68-73-141
T10. Krista Puisite, Texas State - 72-70-142
T10. Natalie Reeves, Texas A&M - 70-72-142
T10. Emily Collins, Oklahoma - 70-72-142
T37. Steffi Neisen - 75-75-150
63. Cassie Deeg - 76-80-156
T68. Katelyn Wright - 81-77-158
72. Morgan Smejkal - 76-84-160
77. Jackie O'Doherty - 90-82-172