Bruins Fourth after Second Day at Regional Challenge

Feb. 9, 2010

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team was fourth following Tuesday's second round of the Regional Challenge at the Palos Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes Estates.

The Bruins posted a team score of 300 (+16) for a two-round total of 595 (+27). They trailed third place Denver (594, +26) by one shot. USC continued to pace the field (580, +12), but lost ground to Pepperdine, which fired the best round of the day -- a three-over par score of 287 -- for a 36-hole total of 582 (+14). Ohio State and Duke were tied for fifth at 597 (+29).

UCLA freshman Tiffany Lua climbed from a tie for 21st at the start of the day into a tie for 11th after posting the Bruins' best score, a two-over par 73. She was deadlocked with three other players at 147 (+5). Senior Sydnee Michaels posted a 74 (+3) and was tied for 20th at 149 (+7) and junior Glory Yang was tied for 15th at 148 (+6) after carding a 75 (+4). Tied for 29th place at 151 (+9) was sophomore Brianna Do, who posted a 78 (+7) on Tuesday. Fourth-year junior Lalita Boonnoppornkul was tied for 45th place at 155 (+13) and freshman Stacy Kim was in 77th place at 165 (+23).

Pepperdine's Lisa McCloskey posted the day's best round -- a four-under par 67 -- and held a three-stroke lead at 138 (-4) over teammate Taylore Karle (141, -1).

Third round action continues Wednesday with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

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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