Bruins Take One-Stroke Lead after Opening Day

Oct. 17, 2008

Four UCLA players shot par or better Friday to vault the top-ranked Bruins into first place after the opening round at the Stanford Intercollegiate in Palo Alto.

Led by senior Tiffany Joh, the Bruins posted a seven-under par score of 277 and led runnerup Oklahoma State (278) by one shot. USC and Stanford were tied for third place at 279 (-5), followed by Arizona State, Arkansas and New Mexico in a tie for fifth at two-under 282.

Joh posted an opening round score of 68 (-3) and was tied for third with four other players. She made three birdies and 15 pars on the day.

Sophomore Glory Yang and freshman Stephanie Kono each posted scores of 69 (-2) and were tied for seventh place. Yang bogeyed the first hole then played the rest of the round in three-under par. Kono was three-under through 17, but bogeyed the 18th.

Junior Sydnee Michaels was tied for 26th at even par 71 and sophomore Maria Jose Uribe was tied for 53rd at three-over par 74.

Senior Ryann O'Toole and freshman Brianna Do played as individuals. O'Toole was tied for 34th after posting a 72 (+1) and Do was tied for 48th after carding a 73 (+2).

Oklahoma State's Caroline Masson took the first round lead with an opening round 65 (-7).

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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)
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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
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New Orleans, LA
Monday, Feb 29 - All Day PST
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
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San Luis Obispo, CA
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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Athens, GA
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Athens, GA
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