Canes In Fifth After Day One Action

Canes In Fifth After Day One Action

Sept. 18, 2011

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Freshman Leticia Ras-Anderica shot a four-over par to lead the University of Miami women’s golf team after finishing up 36 holes Saturday. The Canes are competing in the Mary Fossum Invitational hosted by Michigan State at Forest Akers West Golf Course.

In their second tournament of the year, the Canes shot a 305 in the first round of the day and a 302 in the second to combine for a score of 607.

Michigan State leads after the first day, shooting an eight-over par 584. Ohio State (604), Michigan (605), Kent State (606) and Miami (607) round out the top five.

Ras-Anderica shot a one over-par 73 during the second round of the day and a three-over par 75 in the first. Ras-Anderica birdied seven times on the day and her four-over par score is tied for fourth amongst all players. Freshman Rika Park wasn’t much off the pace delivering a four-over par 76 during the first round and a one-over par 73 in the second. Park birdied four times while her five-over par score puts her in a tie for ninth in the tournament.

Senior Jennifer Hirano shot an 11-over par 155 after the first 36 holes. Hirano was able to register par on 26 of the 36 holes played Saturday. Hirano is currently in a tie for 25th going into the final round.

Senior Patricia Arana and freshman Shannon Pak also competed for the Canes as each fired a 14-over, 158 on the day. Pak birdied twice on the day and Arana posted 23 pars.

Play at the Mary Fossum Invitational concludes with the final round Sunday. You can follow all the action at