Tubert's low day on links gives Razorbacks a big lift

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010) sophomore, University of Arkansas women's golf: With Tubert leading the way, the Razorbacks are making a run up the leaderboard at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic.

The former Indians standout shot a 70 on the par-72 UGA Golf Course in Athens, Ga. on Saturday in the second round of the tournament to help Arkansas improve by 17 strokes over its first-round total with a second-day 291. The Razorbacks enter today's final round 10th overall with a team score of 596.

Tubert opened on the 10th hole on Saturday and notched birdies on the 12th and 18th holes. She was even on the front nine to tally a two-round score of 142 (72-70), good for a tie for ninth place.

Amanda Keith (Burbank High, 2010) sophomore, Brigham Young University women's golf: Keith tied for 52nd with a three-round score of 242 (76-76-90) at the 15-team Anteater Invitational Tuesday at Dove Canyon Country Club, where the Cougars placed fifth in their final competition of the regular season.

BYU will be back in action on April 16, when it heads to Hollister for the West Coast Conference Championship. The Cougars have been predicted to finish fourth in the West Coast Conference women's golf preseason poll of the conference's six head coaches, who also selected Keith to the preseason All-Conference Team.

Christine Cho (Crescenta Valley High, 2008) senior, Harvard University women's golf: Cho tied for fourth place with four others with a seven-over-par score of 79 to help the Crimson defeat Nova Southeastern, 311-322, on March 15 at PGA National Golf Course in North Palm Beach.

Harvard is back in action on Monday for the beginning of the two-day Hoya Women's Invitational at Georgetown University.

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