ARGYLE, Texas -- University of Iowa freshman Manuela Lizarazuis tied for 9th through 36-holes at the Bruzzy Challenge at the par-72 Lantana Golf Club. The Hawkeyes have a 36-hole score of 593 (+17) and are in 13th place.
No. 41 Ole Miss is in first with a score of 558 (-18). They are followed by No. 43 Texas Tech (559; -17) and No. 35 Baylor (563; -13).
Lizarazu opened play with a career-best 18-hole score of 68 (-4), her fourth round at or below par this season, after firing seven birdies in round one. She continued the strong play in round two with five more birdies for a second-round score of 73 (+1). Her 12 birdies are second among the 84 individuals. The freshman is tied ninth with a 36-hole score of 141 (-3).
Sophomore Brett Permann carded five birdies in the first round to finish with an 18-hole score of 71 (-1) - her second round at or below par this season. She carded a 74 (+2) in the second round to post a two-round total of 145 (+1), tying for 35th.
Sophomore Stephanie Herzog is 68th with a 36-hole score of 153 (+9), while senior Shawn Rennegarbe is tied for 69th after firing a 154 (+10). Senior Kristin Glesne finished day one in 82nd with a score of 164 (+20).
Manuela Lizarazu (2)
Brett Permann (4)
Stephanie Herzog (5)
Shawn Rennegarbe (3)
Kristin Glesne (1)
QUOTING HEAD COACH MEGAN MENZEL
“Manuela stayed aggressive all day and was able to make quite a few birdies! She has been working hard on staying present and patient and did a really nice job of that today. She continues to improve each week and her confidence is rising. Brett also had a really solid day and has shown great improvement this spring and continues to have stretches where she is under par. She is getting more confident in those situations and allowing her hard work to pay off.”
The third round of the Bruzzy Challenge tees off tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. (CT) with a shotgun start.
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