CHARLESTON, S.C. – NCAA champion Annie Park won two matches Thursday in the U.S. Women's Amateur to advance to the quarterfinals.
The 17-year-old Park, the Levittown, N.Y., player coming off her freshman season at Southern California, beat Brittany Fan 2 and 1 in the morning in the second round, and edged Kelly Shon of Port Washington, N.Y., 1 up in the third round at the Country Club of Charleston.
Park will face Yueer Cindy Feng of Orlando, Fla. Feng beat Casie Cathrea of Livermore, Calif., 1 up.
In the other upper-bracket quarterfinal, U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links winner Lauren Diaz-Yi of Thousand Oaks, Calif., will play Doris Chen of Taiwan. Diaz-Yi beat Kendall Prince of Lake Oswego, Ore., 4 and 3; and Chen topped Australia's Minjee Lee 2 and 1.
In the lower bracket, Katelyn Sepmoree of Tyler, Texas, will face Alison Lee of Valencia, Calif.; and Emma Talley of Princeton, Ky., will meet Su-Hyun Oh of Australia.
Sepmoree beat Aurora Kan of Boothwyn, Pa., 1 up; Lee topped Alexandra Harkins of Crystal Lake, Ill., 3 and 2; Talley beat Mexico's Maria Fassi 2 up; and Oh routed Cammie Gray of Northport, Ala., 5 and 4.