Las Cruces, N.M. — The Kansas University women’s golf moved up two spots to eighth place after improved performances from senior Jennifer Clark and junior Katy Nugent in the second round of the Price’s Give ’Em Five Intercollegiate on Tuesday.
As a team, the Jayhawks improved by two strokes. Clark improved from a first-round 77 to a 74 in round two, moving from a tie for 41st to a tie for 34th.
Nugent shot a 75 on Tuesday, two strokes better than her 77 on Monday, and remains tied for 41st.
Seniors Meghna Bal and Grace Thiry, who were tied for 18th after the first round, each fell in the standings. Bal shot a second-round 75 and is tied for 23rd. Shooting a second-round 76, Thiry is now in a tie for 30th.
Red-shirt freshman Thanuttra Boonraksasat is tied for 59th after firing rounds of 77 and 80 the last two days.
Playing as an individual, freshman Meghan Potee is in a tie for 10th after shooting a 69 in the second round.
The final round is today.