Golfers Tied for Third after Round One

May 18, 2010

After the opening round of the 29th NCAA Women's Golf Championship Tuesday at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, NC, the top-ranked UCLA women's golf team was tied for third place, six shots behind the leaders.

Five of the top eight ranked teams in the nation were within seven shots of the lead after 18 holes. The Bruins were tied with fifth-ranked Arizona State and No. 2 Duke at even par 288. Fourth-ranked USC took the early lead at six-under par 282, followed by eighth-ranked Purdue at 284 (-4). Alabama and Florida State were tied for sixth at 289 (+1).

UCLA sophomore Brianna Do fired a career-best score of 68 (-4) and was tied for fourth place, one shot off the lead. Do made seven birdies on the day, including three on her last seven holes. Junior Glory Yang was tied for 14th place after posting a score of 71 (-1). Yang birdied three of her final four holes. Senior Sydnee Michaels was tied for 30th following a round of 73 (+1). Sophomore Stephanie Kono and freshman Tiffany Lua were tied for 72nd place after each carded scores of 76 (+4). Kono was five-over par after four holes before steadying her game and playing the rest of the round in one-under par, including a birdie on the final hole.

Jennifer Johnson of Arizona State, Maude-Aimee LeBlanc of Purdue and Jennifer Song of USC were tied for the lead after signing for scores of 67 (-5) on Tuesday.

The NCAA Women's Golf Championship is a 72-hole event and continues on Wednesday. UCLA will tee off at 8:55 a.m. EDT.

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EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Monday, Feb 08
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 09
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
T-5th (+26, 878)
Sunday, Feb 21 - All Day PST
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Monday, Feb 22 - All Day PST
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Tuesday, Feb 23 - All Day PST
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Monday, Feb 29 - All Day PST
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Tuesday, Mar 01 - All Day PST
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Monday, Mar 21 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Tuesday, Mar 22 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Wednesday, Mar 23 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Friday, Apr 01 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Saturday, Apr 02 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Sunday, Apr 03 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Friday, Apr 08 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Saturday, Apr 09 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Apr 10 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Monday, Apr 18 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Tuesday, Apr 19 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Wednesday, Apr 20 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Thursday, May 05 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
Friday, May 06 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
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