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    No. 8 Women's Golf, Sanz In The Lead At Liz Murphey Fall Preview

    Oct. 6, 2012

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    ATHENS, Ga. - The No. 8 Auburn women's golf team retained its lead Saturday after second-round play in the Liz Murphey Fall Preview in Athens, Ga., with a 5-over 293 for the day and a 4-over 580 overall. Junior Marta Sanz led the team, carding a 3-under 69 to take over as the individual leader with a 4-under 140.

    Hosted by Georgia, the 41st annual Liz Murphey Fall Preview is a 54-hole tournament played at the par-72, 6,335 University of Georgia Golf Course. The three-day tournament features 14 teams ranked in the GolfWorld/WGCA top 25 rankings.

    "We had a good day with a lot of good looks," said Auburn head coach Kim Evans. "Marta Sanz really played solid and Carlie Yadloczky had a great round as well. They are playing like the great veterans they are and we need to continue that."

    Junior Marta Sanz leads both the team and tournament with a 4-under 140 as the sole leader. She carded five birdies on two bogeys for the day.

    Senior Carlie Yadloczky is tied for sixth with an even 144 after carding a 1-under 71 on Saturday. Sophomore Victoria Trapani carded a 2-over 74 and is tied for 15th at a 2-over 146 for the tournament.

    Junior Diana Fernandez is tied for 16th with rounds of 71-79--150, and sophomore Nicole Quinn is tied for 80th with a 77-81--158.

    With Auburn in first place with a 4-over 580, the Tigers have a five-stroke lead ahead of second-place Alabama (585). North Carolina is in third at 10-over 586, and Southern California is in fourth at 16-over 592. A tie for fifth is held between Texas A&M and Georgia, who have 19-over 595s for the tournament.

    Individually, Auburn's Sanz has the lead with a 4-under 140. Purdue's Paula Reto follows in second with a 2-under 142, and a tie for third is held between Virginia's Brittany Altomare and North Carolina's Casey Grice with 1-under 143s. A four way tie for sixth is held among Auburn's Carlie Yadloczky, Alabama's Hannah Collier, Denver's Tonje Daffinrud and UCLA's Erynne Lee, who have carded even 144s.

    "This is a tough golf course and it continues to be a good test for us," said Evans. "We will re-group tonight and look forward to coming back out here tomorrow and finishing strong."

    Play will continue at 7 a.m. CT, Sunday with tee times from the Nos. 1 and 10 tees. Auburn will tee off from 8:40 - 9:20 a.m. CT off the No. 1 tee, playing alongside Alabama and North Carolina. Fans can follow along with live stats at www.GolfStat.com.

    ATHENS, Ga. --Second-round results from the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic hosted by the University of Georgia at the University of Georgia Golf Course. Par: 72. Yardage: 6,335.

    TEAM RESULTS
    1 - Auburn - 287-293--580 (+4)
    2 - Alabama - 296-289--585 (+9)
    3 - North Carolina - 297-289--586 (+10)
    4 - Southern California - 295-297--592 (+16)
    T5 - Texas A&M - 299-296--595 (+19)
    T5 - Georgia - 296-299--595 (+19)
    7 - Oklahoma - 299-297--596 (+20)
    T8 - Tennessee - 302-295--597 (+21)
    T8 - Duke - 302-295--597 (+21)
    T8 - Denver - 295-302--597 (+21)
    11 - UCLA - 294-305--599 (+23)
    T12 - Tulane - 300-300--600 (+24)
    T12 - Virginia - 298-302--600 (+24)
    14 - Purdue - 300-301--601 (+25)
    T15 - South Carolina - 305-297--602 (+26)
    T15 - Vanderbilt - 297-305--602 (+26)
    17 - LSU - 305-300--605 (+29)
    18 - California - 306-300--606 (+30)

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
    1 - Marta Sanz - 71-69--140 (-4)
    T6 - Carlie Yadloczky - 73-71--144 (E)
    T15 - Victoria Trapani - 72-74--146 (+2)
    T36 - Diana Fernandez - 71-79--150 (+6)
    T80 - Nicole Quinn - 77-81--158 (+14)