Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos Move Up to 4th at McGuire.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal


Pepperdine Holding A Slight Advantage

With a chance to get back into the thick of the Comcast Dick McGuire Invitational, the University of New Mexico women's golf team instead struggled Friday on the back stretch.

The Lobos, who tee off in today's final round at 8:40 a.m. at the UNM Championship Course, did move up two notches to fourth overall.

UNM shot a 6-over 298 after making the turn at 2-under. For the tournament, the Lobos are at 20-over 604, trailing leader Pepperdine by 15 strokes.

"We're getting there," UNM coach Jackie Booth said. "We know we can get it to 2 under. Now, we just have to keep it there. …

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