The Colorado women's golf team broke multiple school records Tuesday and sits in first place after two rounds of the Coeur D'Alene Resort Collegiate Invitational hosted by Gonzaga.
Colorado finished the day with a 36-hole school-record score of 282-268 — 550, or 18-under par, on the par-71, 6,088 Coeur D'Alene Resort golf course. Illinois sits nine strokes back in second place behind the buffs with a 280-279 — 559 two-round score. BYU is currently in third place at 1-over par 569. Indiana is in fourth place with a 288-283 — 571 scorecard while Washington State rounds out the top five teams at 4-over par 572.
Additionally, the Buffs broke the school record for low 18-hole score as they shot a 268, or 16-under par, in the second round. The previous score was 277 from 2015 at the East and West Match Play as well as a 277 from the 2012 Clover Cup first round.
Colorado sophomore Kirsty Hodgkins shot a school-record 9-under par (68-65—133) and is in first place after two rounds. Hodgkins now owns the low 36-hole par 71 school record and moves into second overall behind Esther Lee's 130.
Robyn Choi also enjoyed a record-breaking performance as she sits in third place with a scorecard of 72-65--137 or 5-under par. Choi shaved seven strokes off her first round to turn in a school record 6-under 65 round of 18 to join Hodgkins with the lowest round on a par 71 course in school history. Choi also began her day on fire carding a back nine score of 31 to land her in the record books once more as she now moves into second all time for CU for the lowest nine-hole score.
Brittany Fan put together a solid day as the senior sits tied for ninth at 2-under par and posted a 70-70—140. Fan recorded the only eagle for the Buffs on the day on the par 5-hole No. 15 in the first round. Fan was a little up and down through the first round but in the second she recorded 17 pars and one birdie to finish at 1-under.
Freshman Allisha Lau shaved nine strokes off her first round to move up 40 positions after two rounds. She is tied for 30th place with a scorecard of 77-68—145 or 3-over par.
Gillian Vance is tied for 60th place. Vance shot a 72-78 — 150, 8-over par. In her first round Vance recorded three birdies, 12 pars, two bogeys and a double, but struggled in the second round tallying seven bogeys.