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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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