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Cal Poly Slips to Ninth in Ron Moore Event Despite 71s by Binns, Gillaspy

Cal Poly Slips to Ninth in Ron Moore Event Despite 71s by Binns, Gillaspy


HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – The Cal Poly women's golf team slipped a spot to No. 9 during the second round of play in the Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate on Saturday at the Highlands Ranch Golf Club near Denver, Colo.

Coach Sofie Aagaard's Mustangs followed Friday's 293 with a 298 Saturday on the 6,450-yard, par-72 course. New Mexico leads with a two-under-par 574 total for 36 holes, followed by Denver at 577 and Washington State and Texas-San Antonio, both at 578.

Final round will be played Sunday morning.

Mustang senior Jamie Binns carded her second round of 71 and is tied for ninth place with a two-under-par 142 total. Desiree Gillaspy (pictured above), who carded a 72 Friday, added a 71 Saturday for a 143 total and a tie for 11th place.

Cal Poly's other scoring golfers are Jamie Harada with a 78 for a 152 total and 47th place, Meridith Hirsch with a 78 for a 154 total and 57th place, and Mallory Muehlbauer with another 82 for a 164 total and 76th place.

Individual leader after 36 holes is Patricia Wong of Pepperdine. Competing as an individual, Wong recorded a 69 for a seven-under-par 137 total and a one-stroke lead over Ellie Slama of Oregon State. Four other golfers are tied for third with 140 totals, including first-round leader Ingrid Gutierrez of New Mexico, who followed her 66 on Friday with a 74 Saturday.

Cal Poly is tied for third among the 14 teams in the field in par-5 scoring at four under par and tied for fifth in par-3 scoring at four over par.

Binns, who has carded one eagle in the tournament, is tied the lead in par-5 scoring at four under par and is tied for fourth in par-3 scoring at one under par. Gillaspy's 13 pars is eighth in the field.