UM Shoots 320 on Day Two of Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invite

UM Shoots 320 on Day Two of Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invite

Oct. 1, 2011

Lexington, Ky. – Freshman Rika Park fired a five-over par to lead the University of Miami women’s golf team in the second round Saturday.The Canes are competing in the Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invitational hosted by the University of Kentucky at the University Club of Kentucky.

The Canes shot a 320 on Saturday – and 634 after two days – but fell to sixth place.

“Today was a very disappointing day,” said UM head women’s golf coach Patti Rizzo. “Hopefully, we’ll have better luck tomorrow.”

UCF leads the tournament with a 40-over par 616. Kentucky (621), Michigan (632), Augusta State (633) and Illinois (633) round out the top five.

Park and Leticia Ras-Anderica had the best showings for the Canes. Ras-Anderica shot a six-over par 78 which included three birdies.

Park is now 10-over par on the tournament and shot a one-over par 37 on the front nine Saturday. She was able to register par on 14 of the 18 holes.

Park and Ras-Anderica are both tied for sixth place.

Senior Jennifer Hirano shot an eight-over par 80 and is +17 for the tournament. Hirano delivered 11 pars and is currently tied for 32nd.

Sophomore Carina Cuculiza shot a 13-over par 85 on the day and senior Patricia Arana shot a 17-over par 89, including two birdies.

Play at the Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invitational concludes with the final round Sunday. You can follow all the action at