TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Tennessee Lady Vol golf team moved up two

notches to 11th place after the second round of the Arizona Wildcat

Invitational in Tucson, Ariz. The team carded a season-low single-round

total of 294 Tuesday on the par 72, 6,003-yard Randolph Park North Country


Freshman Erin Simmons made her way up the invitational leader board after

firing a career-low two-under 70 on day two of the 54-hole event. Simmons

is currently tied at 14th place, as she recorded her first sub-par round at

Tennessee. Sophomore Young-A Yang is just one-stroke back with a two-day

total of 144, shooting an even-par 72 in the second round. Yang is tied for

17th place.

Rounding out the Lady Vol effort was freshman Rosanna Zernatto, who carded

a 73 on the second day to move into a tie for 37th (76-73=149), senior

Stacey Bergman completed the course with a 79 to sit tied for 77th

(78-79=157), and sophomore Carrie Cole is tied for 85th (78-81=159). Junior

Anna Umemura, who is competing as an individual, entered the clubhouse

after shooting a 76. She is tied in the 42nd slot (74-76=150).

Duke's Beth Bauer continues to lead the individual hunt, holding on at

six-under (138), while tournament host Arizona (No. 1/2) took over the team

lead (567, -9).

Also competing alongside No. 15/19 Tennessee are No. 2/1 Duke, No. 3

Southern California, No. 4 Arizona State, No. 5 Georgia, No. 6 Stanford,

No. 7 New Mexico State, No. 11/17 Texas, No. 12/14 Tulsa, No. 15/16 Purdue,

No. 18/12 New Mexico, No. 20 San Jose State, No. 24/19 Oregon, Hawaii,

Oregon State and Washington (MasterCard/Golfweek rankings). Host team

Arizona is the defending champion of the tournament.

The event concludes on Wednesday with tee times set for 8:30 a.m. It is the

first of four regular season tournaments on the spring schedule for the

Lady Vols.