March 15, 2011
KANEOHE, Hawaii – The University of Notre Dame women’s golf team is in second place (591/+15) of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational after 36 holes at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course. The Irish resume the two-day event on Tuesday.
Senior So-Hyun Park (Seoul, South Korea/Bradenton Prep Academy) is currently in fifth place and registered a 147 (+2) through the first two rounds.
Nicole Zhang (Calgary, Alberta/Bishop Carroll) is in sixth place. The freshman carded an even-par 72 in the first round, followed by a 75 (+3) in the second round.
Kristina Nhim (Cypress, Calif./Cypress) is the third Irish golfer to finish the opening 36 holes in the top 10. The freshman is currently tied for eighth as she carded a 77 (+5) in the initial round and bested her first-round score by five strokes with an even-par 72 in the second round.
Rounding out the Irish score was senior captain Katie Conway (Wading River, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River) who currently has a two-round score of 153 (+9).
Junior Becca Huffer (Denver, Colo./Littleton) is tied for 33rd place and registered a 75 (+2) in the first round and a 79 (+7) in the final round of the day.
Check back to UND.com for a recap of the final round of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational.
1. Arizona State (+10-293-293-586)
2. NOTRE DAME (+15-298-293-591)
3. Arizona (+24-299-301-600)
4. Nevada (+29-301-304-605)
5. Vanderbilt (+34-315-295-610)
Notre Dame Scoring:
5. So-Hyun Park (+2-74-72-146)
6. Nicole Zhang (+3-72-75-147)
T8. Kristina Nhim (+5-77-72-149)
T26. Katie Conway (+9-79-74-153)
T33. Becca Huffer (+10-75-79-154)