Golfers Tied For Fifth in Tennessee

Sept. 24, 2010

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UCLA's nationally ranked women's golf team was tied for fifth place after the first round Friday of the Mason Rudolph Championship in Franklin, TN.

The Bruins, who were two-over par at one point during the outward nine, recorded an opening round team score of 284 (-4) and were six shots behind first-place LSU (278, -10). Purdue and Cal were tied for second at nine-under par 279, followed by Duke at five-under par 283. The Bruins were tied with Georgia.

Individually for UCLA, junior All-American Stephanie Kono fired an opening round 69 (-3) and was tied for 10th place. Kono had a rocky start, going one-over par after three holes, but played the rest of the round in four-under par.

Freshman Ani Gulugian posted her second straight round of 70 (-2) and was tied for 17th place. Gulugian posted a score of 70 in the final round of the Fall Preview two weeks ago.

Third-year sophomore Lee Lopez, who was two-over par after six holes, played her final 12 holes in three-under and posted a score of 71 (-1). She was tied for 25th place.

Junior Brianna Do made eight straight pars to begin her day and played the final 10 holes in two-over par for a 74 (+2). She was tied for 51st. Sophomore Tiffany Lua recorded an uncharacteristic 78 (+6) -- her second worst score as a collegian -- and was tied for 79th place.

Wake Forest's Michelle Shin took the opening round lead with a seven-under par 65.

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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