No. 2/No. 3 UCLA Sitting in First Place after Round One in Tempe

April 1, 2011

Tempe, AZ -

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The No. 2/No. 3 (Golfweek/Golfstat) ranked UCLA women's golf team got off to a very strong start at the PING/ASU Invitational by finishing round one in first place, leading by 5 strokes over second place USC.

The Bruins recorded an overall score of 276 (-12) while the Trojans put up a score of 281 (-7). Texas finished in third place at 286 (-2) while Arizona ended up in 4th at 289 (+1). Stanford rounded out the top five with a score of 290 (+2).

Individually, sophomore Tiffany Lua took the first round lead after shooting a 67 (-5), which matched the lowest round of her career. She currently leads by two shots over a group of golfers that includes sophomore Lee Lopez, who fired a 69 (-3) to finish tied for second place. Freshman Ani Gulugian and junior Stephanie Kono are 3 strokes back of Lua after posting first round scores of 70 (-2) to end up tied for 5th. Kono birdied her last 3 holes to climb up to 5th place. Finally, senior Glory Yang shot a 72 (E) to finish tied for 18th.

For complete results from round one, click here.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Sunday, Feb 07
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)
Sunday, Feb 21 - All Day PST
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
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Monday, Feb 29 - All Day PST
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Tuesday, Mar 01 - All Day PST
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Monday, Mar 21 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Tuesday, Mar 22 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Wednesday, Mar 23 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Friday, Apr 01 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Saturday, Apr 02 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Sunday, Apr 03 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Friday, Apr 08 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Saturday, Apr 09 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Apr 10 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Monday, Apr 18 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Tuesday, Apr 19 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Wednesday, Apr 20 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Thursday, May 05 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
Friday, May 06 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
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