WWU Women's Golf Team Takes Nationals

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LINCOLN, Neb. - The No. 6-ranked William Woods University women's golf team shot a 29-over par 317 on day two at Nationals and now stand in fourth place overall, with a 48-over par 624, after two rounds of play.

The top player for William Woods in round two was Myriam Hassan, who shot her way to a 1-over par 73. Starting on the back nine, which Hassan was 4-over on in round one, she bogeyed holes 10 and 11 to begin at 2-over par.

After a par at the 12th, Hassan was able to stay at 2-over. The sophomore standout, for the second consecutive day, was able to birdie the par four 463 yard 18th. Through the two rounds, Hassan has shot a 5-over par 149 (76-73) and stands in a tie for fifth place.

After shooting a 3-over par 75 in round one, sophomore Jodie Peacock, did not fare as well on day two, as she shot a 9-over par 81. The Nottinghamshire, England, native, totaled four bogeys, one double-bogey, but birdied the par five 14th clubhouse at 5-over.

On the front nine, Peacock scored bogeys on holes three, six, seven and eight, to close out her morning with an 81. Through the two rounds, she has shot a 12-over par 156 (75-81) for 21st.

Senior Jamie Palermo shot another round of 9-over par 81 on Tuesday and now has totaled an 18-over par 162 (81-81) in rounds one and two.

Palermo had a tough stretch on the first six holes on the back nine, as she bogeyed 3 holes as well as two double bogeys. The Santa Fe, New Mexico, native, was able to erase one of those double bogeys as she scored an eagle on the par five 18th, to move her up to 5-over through nine holes of play.

She was able to add another birdie on the first hole on the front nine, but multiple bogeys kept her at 9-over par on the day.

Sophomore, Alejandra Ferrer, improved her round one score by two strokes and finished the day with a 10-over par 82.

Ferrer was 5-over par on the back nine, but the sophomore was able to recover and birdie the 18th hole for the second straight day. She finished the day at 10-over, and now has shot a 22-over par 166 (84-82) at Nationals.

After being one of the better golfers in round one, redshirt sophomore Joni Purvis had a tough day on the course, as she shot a 13-over par 85 in round two.

Purvis, a Camdenton, Missouri, native, bogeyed holes 13 and 14, triple bogeyed the 15th and shot a double bogey on the 17th to finish at 7-over. She had five more bogeys on the front nine, along with a double bogey and a birdie to end her day at 13-over and 16-over par at Nationals.

Fans can stay updated on the team's website Friday night for a full round three recap and scores.

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