March 28, 2011
DOVE CANYON, Calif. - The Cal State Northridge women's golf team opened with a round of 318 but slipped to a second round 323 and is tied for 10th after two rounds of the Anteater Invitational at Dove Canyon C.C. Kylie Kimura is the top Matador scorer in 22nd place.
The Matadors were ninth after their first round 318 but dropped five strokes in the afternoon round to slip into a tie for 10th with Hawai'i at 641. Long Beach State holds the team lead through two rounds at 592 with Portland State (594), UC Irvine (606), Nevada (606) and UC Riverside (619) giving chase. CSUN is currently 11 shots behind ninth-place Cal State Fullerton in the 12-team field.
Junior Kylie Kimura, who has been the Matadors' top scorer in four of the last six tournaments, is tied for 22nd place to lead CSUN after two rounds. Kimura opened with a six over-par 77 and closed with a seven over-par 78 to post a two-round (+13) 155. She is currently 12 strokes off the pace set by Portland State's Lauren Taylor who carded a two-round (+1) 143. Reina Rogers of Long Beach State is second at (+3) 145.
Lady Samson is three shots behind Kimura in a tie for 32nd at (+16) 158 following rounds of 81-77. Ashlee Nagamine is tied for 48th at (+21) 163 after rounds of 81-82, Ellen Krausse is tied for 52nd at (+23) 165 following rounds of 79-86 and Jennel Alexander is tied for 56th at (+25) 167 after rounds of 81-86.
The final 18 holes gets underway Tuesday at 8:30 with a shotgun start.
- GO MATADORS -