Northwestern Builds Lead After Two Round at Big Ten Championships

April 22, 2017

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Two-time defending Big Ten Champion Northwestern continues to lead the 2017 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships following the event's second round on Saturday. The Wildcats shot a 3-under par 288, and enter Sunday's final round at -3 for the tournament, eight strokes ahead of second place Michigan State.

The Spartans carded a second round team score of 298 (-5) to climb into second place. Ohio State sits in third place, followed by fourth-place Wisconsin and Michigan in fifth place.

The Spartans' Sarah Burnham enters Sunday's final round as the individual leader (-8) after carding a 9-under par 63 on Saturday, a Big Ten Championships record. Michigan's Elodie Van Dievoet and Minnesota's Emie Peronnin (-4), Ohio State's Jaclyn Lee (-2) and Northwestern's Janet Mao (-1) also remain under par for the tournament. Four Wildcats are ranked among the current top-10 of the individual field.

Sunday's final round from TPC River's Bend will get underway at 8 a.m. ET.