NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Sophomore Abby Heck fired a second-round 68 to lead the Fighting Irish on day two of the 2018 Schooner Fall Classic at the Belmar Golf Club (par 71/ 6,063 yards).
Behind Heck’s three-under par 68, the Irish carded a second-round 282 as a team and are tied for 10th with one round to play. Notre Dame’s 282 ties for the eighth lowest team round in program history, while Heck’s 68 ties for 10th lowest round in program history.
Heck birdied two of her final three holes of the day — the par 4 seventh and the par 3 eighth — to move to three-under on the day and currently sitting in a tie for 28th (74-68=142).
Emma Albrecht turned in a second consecutive even-par 71 to join Heck in a tie for 28th (71-71=142). Albrecht’s second round included an eagle at the par 5 18th (her ninth hole of the day).
Isabella DiLisio took two strokes off her first-round score to also card an even-par 71 on Saturday. Sitting at two over with five holes to play, she birdied the par 4 fifth and par 4 seventh en route to finishing at even par.
Maddie Rose Hamilton finished with a one-over par 72 to also score for the Irish. Her day included three birdies, 12 pars, two bogeys and a double.
Claire Albrecht shot a 75 on Saturday, while, playing as an individual, Mia Ayer turned in a second-round 74.
Alabama (272-262-534) leads the field after two rounds of play, followed by Texas (272-272-544) and Oklahoma (289-267-556). On the individual leader board, Alabama’s Jiwon Jeon (66-64-130) leads the tournament, followed by Alabama’s Lauren Stephenson (66-65-131) and Texas A&M’s Amber Park (66-67-133).
The Fighting Irish enter the final round of play tied with Mississippi State and four strokes back of ninth-place Clemson. Notre Dame’s Sunday tee times will begin at 11 a.m. ET.
|T28||Emma Albrecht (2)||71||71|
|T28||Abby Heck (5)||74||68|
|T35||Isabella DiLisio (4)||73||71|
|T47||Maddie Rose Hamilton (3)||74||72|
|T60||Claire Albrecht (1)||73||75|
|T71||Mia Ayer (Notre Dame)||78||74|
2018 Schooner Fall Classic
Rounds 3: September 30, 2018
Format: 18 holes
Tee Times: Begin at 9:30 a.m. ET Sunday
Coverage: Live stream of hole No. 18 on SoonerSports.TV
Live Scoring: Golfstat.com
- The Irish are playing in the Schooner Fall Classic for a fifth consecutive season.
- Last season, the Irish tied for sixth by shooting an 854 (294-282-278) at the par 71 course with the final round 278 marking the second-lowest team round in the Irish records book.
- In last season’s second round, then junior Maddie Rose Hamilton fired a six-under par 65 for the lowest round in program history.
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