CHARLESTON, S.C. – University of Oregon sophomore women’s golfer Caroline Inglis advanced to the second round of match play competition at the U.S. Women’s Amateur, hosted at The Country Club of Charleston. Inglis is one of 32 players left standing in the 156-player field after defeating Elizabeth Wang in round one of match play competition.
Inglis led a tightly contested match with Wang, a native of San Marino, Calif., the entire way through and advanced 2 & 1. The Eugene, Ore., native earned a No. 15 seed in the match play bracket after tying for 13th in the stroke play portion with a two-round score of 142 (+1).
Inglis advances to meet Aurora Kan (Boothwyn, Pa.) in round two. Kan defeated Gabriella Then 7 & 5 to advance. Inglis and Kan will tee off at 6 a.m. (PT) tomorrow.
Oregon’s Monica Petchakan also advanced to match play competition at the U.S. Amateur, but the junior was defeated by fifth-seeded Brittany Fan 3 & 2. Petchakan carded a 36-hole score of 149 (+7) during stroke play competition, making the cut by one stroke.