Loyola women’s golf falls back on day two of National Championship

Wed, 05/21/2014

(Lincoln, Neb.) The Loyola University New Orleans women’s golf team slipped from 17th place to 22nd overall following the second day of the 2014 NAIA Women’s Golf National Championship this afternoon at the Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln, Neb.

Freshman Sarah-Anne Smurlick improved her opening round score by four strokes, shooting a 79 on the second day and moving from 66th place to 50th individually. The day one leader for the Pack, freshman Julchen Narwark, concluded the second round with a 90, dropping to a tie for 85th. Freshman Alexis Hazard ended day two scoring 87, three strokes higher than her opening round performance. Freshman Alexis Vega moved from 66th to 97th following a day two finish of 88. Freshman Megan Keck closed the second round with a 94.

The Savannah College of Art and Design captured the team lead through two rounds, shooting a combined team score of 304 on both days.

Round three will open tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. The tournament field will be reduced to the top 17 teams and 40 individuals (including ties) following the third round.

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