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Edberg Improves in #NCAAGolf Championship Round 2

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5/21/2017

CSF's Martina Edberg improved six strokes over her Round 1 total as play resumed Sunday at the #NCAAGolf Women's Championship.

Following the cancellation of Saturday's play at the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship, Cal State Fullerton's Martina Edberg improved six strokes over her first round total, carding a 77 as play resumed Sunday.  Edberg is currently tied with 9 others for 75th overall (83 + 77 = 160) at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill.

After a first round that saw her struggle with seven bogeys and a pair of double bogeys, Edberg countered her 9 bogeys in the second round with a quartet of birdies, including one on the 18th.

Edberg is scheduled to resume play Monday at 7:40 a.m. CT (5:40 a.m. PT) and will be paired with Bianca Pagdanganan of Gonzaga and Cara Gorlei of Arkansas, both tied for 85th (+17).  The stroke play portion of the champioship has been shortened due to the weather issues, with pairings for Monday's round determined based on 36-hole scores, and the individual medalist crowned after 54 holes.

Wake Forest's Jennifer Kupcho leads the field at even-par 144 overall, having shot a 2-under 70 in Round 2.  Kupcho has been in Edberg's threesome the first two rounds of the championship.  Purdue's August Kim, the Round 1 leader, sits a shot behind on the leaderboard.

Northwestern leads the team race with a 599 (+23), an eight-stroke lead on Kent State.  Stanford, Ohio State, Baylor, South Carolina, Southern California, and Miami round out the top eight teams on the leaderboard.  Following stroke play Monday, the top eight teams will advance to match play showdowns for the national title.

Golf Channel coverage will begin on Monday with pre-game coverage starting at 3 p.m. CT, followed by live coverage at 4 p.m., and continuing through match play action Tuesday and Wednesday.







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