ARROYO GRANDE, Calif., Nov. 8 - Southern Utah's Monica Jung moved up six spots to finish fifth at Cal Poly's Lamkin Grip Invitational on Tuesday, but the team slipped one spot to ninth even though the Lady T-Birds cut eight strokes off their Monday score.

After an opening-round 80 left her in a tie for 11th place Jung shot par 73 at the 6,088-yard Cyprus Ridge Golf Club on Tuesday to move into a three-way tie for fifth with Cal State Northridge's Margo Dionisio and Cal Poly's Asia Adell at 153. The trio was three shots behind individual champion Balbina Guajardo.

As a team SUU shot 337 on Monday for a share of eighth place, along with Cal Baptist. On Tuesday the 'Birds improved to 329 for a 666 total but CBU shot 327 to finish two strokes up on SUU at 664. Santa Clara was the team champion at 628, with Northridge second at 636 and Cal Poly and Grand Canyon third at 638.

Kacy Buckner finished second among Thunderbirds in 43rd at 166 (85-81), followed by Kaohi Loo, who was 48th, at 169 (83-86). Loo had a hole in one on Monday. Alyssa Ballew was in 61st at 178 (89-89), with Brittany Edwards 64th at 180 (91-89). SUU's Rose Pelletier, who was competing as an individual, finished 62nd at 179 (94-85).

The tournament wraps up Southern Utah's fall season.

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