Marchand Still In The Hunt After Second Round In Puerto Rico
Feb. 17, 2014
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico - Brittany Marchand (-1) is tied for fifth after 36 holes at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic. NC State is tied with Iowa State for fifth in the teams standings at +18.
After posting a 71 in the first round, Marchand reached even par on the second day at the Rio Mar Country Club. The senior is tied with four other players with a 36-hole score of 143. Marchand is four shots behind current leader Aurora Kan of Purdue.
"I was just trying to grind out pars," Marchand said.
"I managed my game well," Menendez said. "I worked on my chipping after the first day and it paid off."
Arkansas (-5) leads the tournament, followed by GRU Augusta (+8), Northwestern (+15) and Georgia (+16). NC State and Iowa State round out the top five teams.
NC State concludes play in Puerto Rico Tuesday, Feb. 18.