Annie Brophy shot an even-par 72 in the final round of play at the LSU Tiger/Wave Classic.

Irish Move Into Tie For Tenth At LSU Classic

March 14, 2009

BATON ROUGE, La. – The women’s golf team shot a plus-13 301 in the rain-soaked second round of the 2009 Louisiana State University Golf Classic, placing the Irish in a three-way tie for tenth along with South Carolina and Colorado. Freshman Becca Huffer (Denver, Colo./Littleton HS) and junior Annie Brophy (Spokane, Wash./Gonzaga Prep) led the Irish in round two as each carded plus-two 74’s at the 6,424-yard LSU golf club.

After two rounds of play, Huffer finds herself in an eight-player tie for 15th place on the individual leader board with a plus-two total (72-74-146). For the second straight day, Huffer notched five birdies. She also recorded a minus-two mark on par fives, giving her a minus-five mark on the eight par fives played at the tournament thus far.

Brophy took two shots off of her first round score to card a 74 on day two, placing her at plus-six and in a tie for 47th (76-74-150). She notched birdies on the 11th and 14th holes while also recording 12 pars.

Sophomore All-American So-Hyun Park (Seoul, South Korea/Bradenton Prep) turned in a second round 75 to give her a plus-five mark (74-75-149) for the tournament. Her second round included birdies on the first, 15th and 16th holes and also moved her into a tie for 35th.

Senior captain Lisa Maunu (St. Thomas, Ontario/Parkside Collegiate Institute) and sophomore Katie Conway (Wading River, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River) each carded plus-six 78 marks on the day. Maunu, who notched a birdie on the first, is at plus-eight (74-78-152). Conway, who took two strokes off of her first round score, stands at plus-14 (80-78-158) through two rounds of play. Her second round included birdies at the first, seventh and eleventh holes.

Virginia’s Calle Nielsen leads the field with a minus-six mark, while the third-ranked Cavaliers are also in first place with a minus-four mark. With a plus-four mark, Wake Forest is in second and Arkansas rounds out the top three with a plus six mark.

The Irish will look to chase down the frontrunners when the third and final round gets underway tomorrow, March 15. Play will begin with an 8:30 a.m. (CDT) shotgun start. Live hole-by-hole scoring of the LSU Golf Classic will available through Golfstat. To access the site go to Full results will also be posted at, while daily recaps will be posted on

The LSU Classic – Baton Rouge, La. Par 72 – 6,424 Yards

Top-Five Team Scores (36-hole totals): 1. Virginia (-4/572), 2. Wake Forest (+4/580), 3. Arkansas (+6/582), t4. UNC (+7/583), t4. Tulane (+7/583).

Top-Five Golfers (36-hole totals): 1. Calle Nielson (Virginia/-6), t2. Lucy Nunn (Arkansas/-4), t2. Allie White (North Carolina/-4), t4. Natalie Sheary (Wake Forest/-3), t4. Whitney Neuhauser (Virginia/-3), t4. Benedicte Toumpsin (South Carolina/-3).

Notre Dame Scores (36-hole totals): t15. Becca Huffer (+2/146), t35. So-Hyun Park (+5/149), t47. Annie Brophy (+6/150), t60. Lisa Maunu (+8/152), t85. Katie Conway (+14/158).