The Scarlet Knights bounced back in a big way after round one, improving by 16 shots in round two to card a team of 608 heading into the final round.
Leigha Devine represents RU in the top-10, as she is in a tie for ninth and owns the low round of the day for Rutgers with an even-par 72 in round one.
2023 Lady Blue Hen Invitational: Rounds 1 & 2
Rehoboth Beach Country Club (Rehoboth Beach, Del.)
Par 72 | 6,169 yards
|Place||Name||Round 1||Round 2||Tournament|
|T9||Leigha Devine||72 (E)||77 (+5)||149 (+5)|
|T22||Cathi Graf||77 (+5)||76 (+4)||153 (+9)|
|T25||Lucrezia Rossettin||81 (+9)||73 (+1)||154 (+10)|
|T32||Rikke Nordvik||82 (+10)||74 (+2)||156 (+12)|
|T32||Lorena Rossettin||83 (+11)||73 (+1)||156 (+12)|
|T29*||Krystal Li*||80 (+8)*||75 (+3)*||155 (+11)*|
|T61*||Emily James*||80 (+8)*||85 (+13)*||165 (+21)*|
Devine came out strong with a clean opening round, rolling in a pair of birdies and collecting 14 pars for her even-par 72. She finished the day with a 5-over 149 (72-77) to finish in a tie for ninth.
Cathi Graf follows Devine on the leaderboard in a tie for 22nd, shooting a 9-over 153 (77-76). Lucrezia Rossetin was a stroke behind, sitting in a tie for 25th after a 10-over 154 (81-73). She was able to bounce back with a strong second round that saw he put in a pair of birdies along with 13 pars.
Rikke Nordvik carded four birdies in her opening two rounds to finish in a tie for 32nd with a 12-over 156 (82-74). Tied with Nordvik is Lorena Rossettin, who had a strong second round to help her effort. She rolled in three birdies in her second round en route to a 12-over 156 (83-73).
Competing as an individual, Krystal Li finished her first day in a tie for 29th. Li carded a pair of birdies in her second round to go with 12 pars and finished the day with an 11-over…