PUEBLO, Colo. (GoThunderWolves.com – Apr. 1, 2014) — Led by a round of 73, equal to the best on the day, from sophomore Leina Kim (Saipan, CNMI), the Colorado State University-Pueblo women's golf team posted a team score of 318 to move up four spots in the final standings of the Mustang Intercollegiate, which wrapped up Tuesday here at the Palm Valley Golf Course.
The ThunderWolves, who tallied a 641 team score, had been in 13th place with a score of 323 after Monday's first trip around the 6,160-yard, par-72 course and finished higher than both of the other Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference teams overall. The Pack also passed NCAA regional rivals Sonoma State and Cal State-Monterey Bay, who are both receiving votes in the latest Women's Golf Coaches Association NCAA Division II poll.
Both of those teams finished in a 10th place tie at 642 while Colorado Mesa took 14th with a 2-day score of 648. Host Western New Mexico finished 16th with a 2-day total of 666.
Kim, who was in 41st place after Monday's round of 81 finished in a 16th place tie amongst the 87 players with a 36-hole score of 154.
Meanwhile, Domi DiNallo (Sr., Elephant Butte, N.M.), who was in 13th place, tied for 22nd with a 36-hole total of 156., the best of her season. She carded a 79 on Tuesday to follow up her season-best 77 on Monday.
Julie Sanchez (Jr., Pueblo, Colo.) finished in a tie for 30th with a 2-day total of 160. She recorded a round of 78 on Tuesday. Rounding out the Pack contingent in the individual standings were Michaela Breit (Sr., Greeley, Colo.) and Katie Maglia (So., Pueblo, Colo.). Breit posted an 88 on Tuesday and tied for 72nd overall at 171. Maglia recorded a round of 92 on Tuesday to finish 83rd at 187.
The ThunderWolves will now take a week off before resuming action at home on Apr. 14 and 15, hosting the Wolf Pack Invitational at Elmwood Golf Course. That tournament will be their final tune-up for the Apr. 21-22 RMAC Championships.
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