ThunderWolves holding strong after second round

ThunderWolves holding strong after second round

CSU-Pueblo in great position to finish in top five and earn trip to nationals.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ( - May 3, 2011) - CSU-Pueblo was again strong and consistent on the links Tuesday, only shooting one-over-par and hanging on to third place in the 20-team NCAA Division II West/Central Super Regionals at the University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course in Albuquerque.

CSU-Pueblo led the entire field through the front nine, running their score as low as six-under-par, but their clubs eventually tempered, losing seven strokes on the back nine. 

After beginning the day five back of Sonoma State for the tournament lead, the ThunderWolves now lie nine shots back of the Seawolves.  Cal State-Monterey Bay zipped past the Pack after a five-under-par second round, currently sitting in second place three shots ahead of the ThunderWolves.

The ThunderWolves are gunning for a top five finish, as the top five teams earn a trip to nationals.  CSU-Pueblo, currently sitting at one-over-par after two rounds, is tied with Western Washington at third place and both hold a three-stroke lead over RMAC foe, Fort Lewis.  CSU-Pueblo has a four-stroke lead over the sixth-place team, Hawaii-Hilo.

The third and final round concludes Wednesday afternoon.  Since the ThunderWolves are among the leaders, they will not tee off until approximately 1 p.m.