Women’s Golf sits in sixth place after Terrier Invitational opening day

Story Links SPARTANBURG, SC — The Boston University women’s golf team competed with 16 other squads at the Carolina Country Club on Monday for the first two rounds of the Terrier Invitational hosted by Wofford. The Terriers are in sixth place at plus-38 going into Tuesday’s final round.

BU was ninth after the opening round after posting a 315 and then shaved 16 strokes off that score in the second round, with a 299. The Terriers are 12 strokes behind leader, South Dakota, and eight strokes behind Samford in second. .

Three Terriers are currently in the top 20 as sophomore Christy Chen (74-78), senior Alice Fan (77-75) and junior Flair Kuan (80-72) are all tied for 16th with plus- 8 (152). Kuan had a team-high six birdies over the two rounds, including four in her even par 72 in the last 18.

Sophomore Victoria Takai (84-81) had her score in the first round, while senior Monica Yu had an impressive improvement between rounds, followed by an 88 with a 74, the team’s second best score in the second round. Senior Kristen Min Ju Kim recorded back-to-back 79s as an individual.

Takai will be the first Terrier to tee off at 9am on Tuesday in what will be the final round of the fall season’s BU.

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