Oct. 16, 2009
The No.2 ranked UCLA women's golf team was in second place after the opening round of the Stanford Intercollegiate in Palo Alto, Calif.
The Bruins fired a seven-under par score of 277 and were four shots off the pace set by No.3 Arizona State (273, -11). Texas was third at 279 (-5) followed by Arizona at even par 284 and fifth place Washington at 285 (+1). Host Stanford was 12th at 301 (+17)
Freshman Tiffany Lua led the Bruins on Friday with a collegiate best score of 67 (-4). Lua made five birdies and a bogey during her round and played the inward nine in four-under par 32. She was tied for fourth, two shots off the lead set by Madison Pressel of Texas.
Sophomore All-American Stephanie Kono was tied for eighth place after carding a score of 69 (-2) and senior Sydnee Michaels was at one-under par 70, tied for 11th. Sophomore Brianna Do was tied for 18th at even par 71 and junior Glory Yang was tied for 24th after posting a 72 (+1).
Junior Lalita Boonnoppornkul was tied for 34th after posting a two-over par score of 73. That score was her collegiate best.
Second round action continues on Saturday.
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