Sanders Leads Ole Miss On Day Two Of The Tar Heel Invite

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Taelor Rubin (Joshua McCoy)
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Taelor Rubin (Joshua McCoy)
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Oct. 13, 2012

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Senior Haley Sanders fired a 3-under 69 Saturday in the second round of the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational hosted by North Carolina at the UNC Finley Golf Course.

Sanders’ 69, which included five birdies, is one stroke off her lowest career round of 68 which she recorded last season at the Cougar Classic. She is tied for fifth heading into tomorrow’s final round.

“I love this team’s attitude on the golf course,” head coach Michele Drinkard said.  “At any point in the round, they can take their game to another level which is fun to coach! Today we improved as a team and I’m looking forward to teeing it up tomorrow.”

Ole Miss shot a 9-over 279 today and after two rounds of play the Rebels are tied for sixth in the 18-team field (20-over, 596).  Baylor’s Haley Davis leads the field after two rounds of play, firing a 4-under 140 while North Carolina leads the field with a 5-over 581.

Taelor Rubin carded a 72 for her lowest round of the fall season. She was three over after the 16th hole, but made up the strokes on 17 with an eagle and on 18 with a birdie.

Alison Hovatter and Abby Newton each carded a 6-over 78.

Ole Miss will play the third and final round tomorrow in the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational and live stats can be found at golfstat.com. Fans can also follow the women’s golf team on Twitter @OleMissWGolf and on Facebook at Facebook.com/OleMissWGolf.

OLE MISS INDIVIDUALS
T5 Haley Sanders (1) 75 69 144

T24 Taelor Rubin (3) 77 72 149

T48 Ericka Schneider (2) 72 82 154

T48 Alison Hovatter (4) 76 78 154

T48 Abby Newton (5) 76 78 154

TEAMS (after 2 rounds)
1 North Carolina 288 293 581 +5

2 Baylor 288 303 591 +15

3 Florida 301 292 593 +17

T4 NC State 300 295 595 +19

T4 Virginia 286 309 595 +19

T6 Ole Miss 299 297 596 +20

T6 LSU 294 302 596 +20

8 Duke 296 301 597 +21

9 Arkansas 301 297 598 +22

10 South Carolina 298 301 599 +23

11 Michigan State 302 298 600 +24

12 Louisville 304 297 601 +25

13 Kentucky 305 305 610 +34

14 Wake Forest 304 310 614 +38

15 Auburn 311 308 619 +43

16 UCF 307 314 621 +45

T17 Colorado 311 312 623 +47

T17 Michigan 319 304 623 +47

 

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