Sophomore Esther Lee anchored the Buffaloes, shooting a 1-under par third round to finish in a career best fifth place tie overall.
CU finished Monday in 11th place after play was stopped due to darkness. Tournament concludes Tuesday.
Sophomore Esther Lee shot a 2-under par 69 to finish in the top 10 and the University of Colorado women's golf team shaved six strokes off its first round score and finished in seventh place in the first event of the spring season, the Peg Barnard Invitational, a 36-hole event hosted this weekend at the Stanford Golf Course.
The University of Colorado women's golf team opened its spring season Saturday, sitting tied for seventh place after the first round of the Peg Barnard Invitational here at the Stanford Golf Course. The Buffs are tied with Gonzaga at 18-over par 302.
The Buffs will face three Pac-12 schools among the 12-team field participating in the tournament.
Freshman Brittany Fan placed seventh overall and third in her division, tallying seven birdies in the final round.
Keating will join the Colorado women's golf team beginning in the 2015-16 season.
Colorado finished 10th in a competitive field that included five teams ranked 13 or higher in the latest Golfstat Poll.
Colorado, ranked No. 27 is 30-over par after two rounds in Kona, Hawaii.
Colorado women's golf is ranked No. 27 in the nation according to the latest Golfstat poll.
Allie Zech posted the best score for the Buffaloes and tied for 39th place overall.
The Buffs climbed three places on Wednesday to take fifth place at the Edean Ihlanfeldt invite.