February 12, 2018

Shears Shoots Career-Low 73 to Pace Buckeyes on Day Two of Northrop Grumman


Feb. 12, 2018

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PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. – The Ohio State women’s golf team sits 14th with one round to play after a second-round 305 Monday at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club.

Sophomores Adeena Shears and Alex Wright are tied for 33rd at 6-over par after Shears posted a career-low 73 in the second round, following up an opening-round 75, and Wright recorded the opposite, tallying a second-round 75 after a 73 Sunday. Jaclyn Lee sits tied for 50th after a 6-over 77 while Alanis Sakuma, playing as an individual, tied her career-low 75. Niki Schroeder and Sofia Seldemirova, also playing as an individual, each are 18-over heading into the final round after a second-round 80 and 82, respectively, while Rio Watanabe rounded out the lineup with a second-round 87.

Shears made two birdies and an eagle en route to her career-best round while Sakuma and Schroeder also made a pair of birdies each. Wright tied for the sixth-most pars in the second round with 25.

14th Team 300-305 (+37)
T-33rd – Adeena Shears 75-73-148 (+6)
T-33rd – Alex Wright 73-75-148 (+6)
T-50th – Jaclyn Lee 74-77-151 (+9)
T-76th – Alanis Sakuma (Ind.) 82-75-157 (+15)
T-86th – Niki Schroeder 80-80-160 (+18)
T-86th – Sofia Seldemirova (Ind.) 78-82-160 (+18)
94th – Rio Watanabe 78-87-165 (+23)

Final-round play begins with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. ET Tuesday.