Huskers in 6th through two rounds at Pinehurst
Pinehurst, N.C. -- Kate Smith and Audrey Judd both posted 69-score rounds through two rounds of play at the Pinehurst Challenge on No. 1 GC, helping the Nebraska women's golf team to sixth place (290-287-577) out of 19 competing teams.
The Huskers are led by sophomore Kate Smith from Detoit Lakes, Minn., shooting three-under-par and tied in ninth place (69-72-141). Reigning Big Ten Golfer-of-the-Week Audrey Judd sits tied in 27th (76-69-145) alongside sophomore teammate Annie Sritragul (72-73-145). Judd climbed 40 positions in her round-one-to-round-two improvement. Sophomore Haley Thiele is tied in 44th (73-74-147) while younger sister, freshman Hannah Thiele, sits tied in 65th place (78-73-151).
As a team, the Big Red sits just one-over-par heading into the final round, chasing North Florida (even).
Competing outside NU's lineup as an individual, freshman Noor Ahmed from Folsom, Calif. shot a career-high first-round score of 72 on the day, and a career-high second-round score of 72 (72-72-144) and is tied in 20th place heading into tomorrow's final round.
The Huskers will play the final round of the Pinehurst Challenge tomorrow morning beginning at 7:30 a.m. CT. Live scoring will be available at GolfStat.com.
Host: College of Charleston
Location: Pinehurst, N.C.
Course: Pinehurst Resort #1 (Par 72/5,974 Yards)
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7:30 a.m. (CT) - Shotgun (18 holes)
Live Scoring: GolfStat.com (9-Hole Scoring)
- Kate Smith, 9th (69-72-141)
- Audrey Judd, T27th (76-69-145)
- Annie Sritragul, T27th (72-73-145)
- Haley Thiele, T44th (73-74-147)
- Hannah Thiele, T65th (78-73-151)Ind. Noor Ahmed T20th (72-72-144)