Golfers Chasing the Leaders at UCF Challenge

March 9, 2009

UCLA and Arizona State were in a two-horse race to the finish after 36 holes Monday at the UCF Challenge at RedTail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla.

The Bruins lost their two-stroke lead in Round 2, posting a team score of 287 (-1) and trailed the Sun Devils by a stroke entering Tuesday's final round. UCLA was second at 569 (-7) and ASU was first at 568 (-8) after carding a team score of 284 (-4) in the second round. The two teams are ranked first or second nationally, depending which poll is used.

Oklahoma State was third at 575 (-1), followed by USC at 577 (+1). Auburn was fifth at 584 (+8).

Individually for the Bruins, sophomores Glory Yang and Maria Jose Uribe were tied for fifth place at four-under par 140. On Monday, Uribe fired a two-under par 70 and Yang posted an even par 72. Freshman Stephanie Kono was tied for 12th place at 142 (-2) after carding her second straight 71 (-1). Senior Maiya Tanaka and junior Sydnee Michaels each posted scores of 74 (+2). Tanaka was tied for 39th at 147 (+3) and Michaels was tied for 47th at 149 (+5).

Senior Ryann O'Toole, playing as an individual, was tied for 76th at 155 (+11) after posting a second-round score of 76 (+4).

Florida's Jessica Yadloczky remained in first place at eight-under par 136 after firing a second round score of 70 (-2).

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EVENT INFORMATION
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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