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    FIGHTING IRISH Sophomore Annie Brophy carded a two-over par 74 during Monday's second round of the Cougar Classic.
    Sophomore Annie Brophy carded a two-over par 74 during Monday's second round of the Cougar Classic.

    Sept. 10, 2007

    HANAHAN, S.C. - The Notre Dame women's golf team produced another stellar effort during the second round of the Cougar Classic on Monday. The Irish shot a four-over par 292 and reside in second place heading into Tuesday's third and final round at the par 72, 6,159-yard Yeamans Hall Golf Club. Notre Dame freshman So-Hyun Park (Seoul, South Korea/Bradenton Prep) leads the field with a two-round total of 139 (-5).

    Park paced the Irish on Monday with a three-under par 69, which included a team-high four birdies. Her junior teammate Lisa Maunu (St. Thomas, Ontario/Parkside Collegiate Institute) is currently in a two-way tie for second place, along with Tennessee's Marci Turner, with a four-under par 140 (66-74). Maunu's first-round total of 66 (-6) established a program record.

    Notre Dame will carry a three-over par 579 (287-292) into Tuesday. The Fighting Irish are just three shots off the lead established by Tennessee. Texas is third with a 581, while Alabama is fourth with a 584.

    Irish sophomore Annie Brophy (Spokane, Wash./Gonzaga Prep) carded a two-over par 74 on Monday. That mark was a one-shot improvement on her first-round score and she resides in a tie for 38th with a 149 (+5). Her classmate Kristin Wetzel (Middletown, N.Y./Hilton Head Prep) also knocked one shot off of her Sunday total by firing a 75 during the second round. She resides in a tie for 47th with a 151.

    Completing the Notre Dame lineup is freshman Katie Conway (Wading River, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River), who shot a 75 on the day. That was a three-stroke improvement from her first round score. She is tied for 58th heading into the final 18 holes of play.

    Tuesday's third and final round will commence with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. (ET). Live hole-by-hole scoring of the Cougar Classic is available through Golfstat. To access the site go to http://www.golfstatresults.com. Full results are posted at http://www.CofCSports.com. For additional information please log on to und.com or call the Notre Dame athletics hotline at (574) 631-3000.



    Cougar Classic (Yeamans Hall Golf Club - Hanahan, S.C., Par 72, 6,159-yards)

    Team Scores (36-hole totals): 1. Tennessee 576 (288-288), 2. Notre Dame 579 (287-292), 3. Texas 581 (288-293), 4. Alabama 584 (286-298), 5t. LSU 585 (286-299), 5t. North Carolina State 585 (294-291), 7. North Carolina 586 (295-291), 8. South Carolina 589 (291-298), 9. Florida State 591 (292-299), 10t. Furman 596 (301-295), 10t. Texas A&M 596 (297-299), 12. Miami 598 (297-301), 13. South Florida 599 (299-300), 14. Mississippi State 602 (299-303), 15. College of Charleston 604 (301-303), 16. UNC Greensboro 606 (303-303), 17. Maryland 607 (304-303), 18. Mississippi 617 (306-311), 19. Penn State 629 (302-327), 20. Richmond 656 (328-328)

    Top-6 Golfers (36-hole totals): 1. So-Hyun Park (Notre Dame) 139 (70-69), 2t. Lisa Maunu (Notre Dame) 140 (66-74), 2t. Marci Turner (Tennessee) 140 (69-71), 4. Fiona Puyo (Coll. of Charleston) 141 (68-73), 5t. Lauren Doughtie (North Carolina State) 142 (71-71), 5t. Kylene Pulley (South Florida) 142 (70-72)

    Notre Dame Scores (36-hole totals): 1. So-Hyun Park 139 (70-69), 2t. Lisa Maunu 140 (66-74), 38t. Annie Brophy 149 (75-74), 47t. Kristin Wetzel 151 (76-75), 58t. Katie Conway 153 (78-75)

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