UTEP Women’s Golf Team Chasing Title in Arkansas

MAUMELLE, AR. – The UTEP women’s golf team is in first place with a big lead through 36 holes of the Little Rock/ASU Invitational in Maumelle, Ar.

The Miners shot an eight-over-par 584 (284-300) on Monday, giving them a 12-stroke lead on second-place Jacksonville State (298-298-596) with 18 holes to go on Tuesday.

Houston Baptist is in third place (300-297-597).

Not only is UTEP chasing the team title, but a trio of Miners – Lily Downs, Abbie Anghelescu and June Ting – are within striking distance of the individual championship.  Downs is in second place with an even-par 144 (70-74), Anghelescu is in third (69-76-145) and Ting is tied for fourth place (72-74-146).

The individual leader is Houston Baptist’s Kaity Cummings (70-70-140).

The Miners’ Crystal Wu is tied for 19th place (73-78-151), and Valeria Mendizabal is tied for 25th place (77-76-153).