Bruins Third after Round One at Regional Challenge

Feb. 9, 2009

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team was in third place following a windy, cold and wet day at the 14th Annual Regional Challenge at the Palos Verdes Golf Course.

The Bruins posted a team score of 314 (+30) and trailed first-place Arizona State by nine shots and second place USC by one. Wake Forest was fourth at 315 (+31), followed by Michigan State at 316 (+32).

A cold day turned bitter and blustery on the inward nine for the Bruins. They made the made eight double bogeys on their final nine holes and played the par 3 fourth hole in five-over par. Three players were 33-over par on the day. The field's first round stroke average was 81.23.

Senior Tiffany Joh led the Bruins with a three-over par score of 74 and was tied for third place. Freshman Stephanie Kono was tied for seventh at 76. Veterans Maria Jose Uribe, Glory Yang and Sydnee Michaels were tied for 45th after carding rounds of 82 (+11).

Senior Ryann O'Toole, playing as an individual, was tied for seventh after posting a 76 (+5).

Arizona State's Juliana Murcia was the only player to break par on Monday, posting a 70 (-1) to take the first round lead.

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EVENT INFORMATION
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Monday, Feb 29
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
1st (+4, 868)
Monday, Mar 21
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Wednesday, Mar 23
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
3rd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
1st (-2, 286)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Story
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
2nd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 08
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
1st (-12, 852)
Monday, Apr 18
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 20
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
2nd (-15, 849)
Thursday, May 05
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Friday, May 06
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Saturday, May 07
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
3rd (+1, 865)
Friday, May 20
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Saturday, May 21
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Sunday, May 22
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Monday, May 23
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
1st (-8, 1,144)
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
Won 4-0-1
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Washington
Eugene, OR
Lost 3-1-1
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS