Bruins Remain in First Place at Regional Championship

May 9, 2008

The top-seeded UCLA women's golf team remained in the driver's seat at the NCAA Women's Golf Central Regional by increasing its lead at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin.

The Bruins posted a team score of 293 (+5) in the afternoon round and will take a six-stroke lead into the final round on Saturday. After 36 holes, the Bruins stand at even par 576, followed by Purdue at 582 (+6) and TCU at 585 (+9). Denver was fourth at 590 (+14) and Texas was fifth at 596 (+20). Alabama and Texas A&M were tied for sixth at 597 (+21) and Nebraska was eighth at 600 (+24).

After 54 holes of play, the top eight teams advance to the NCAA Championship at the University of New Mexico in two weeks.

Individually for the Bruins, freshman Maria Jose Uribe, the first round leader, posted a second round score of 73 (+1) and dipped to second place at 138 (-6). Junior Tiffany Joh posted the Bruins' best score of the day -- a two-under par 70 -- and vaulted up the leaderboard into a tie for seventh place at 143 (-1). Junior Maiya Tanaka continued her stellar play, posting a 73 (+1) for a 36-hole total of 146 (+2). She was tied for 13th place. Sophomore Sydnee Michaels was tied for 23rd at 149 (+5) and freshman Glory Yang was tied for 48th at 153 (+9).

TCU's Valentine Derry, who began the day in third place, posted a 70 (-2) and took over the top spot at seven-under par 137.

The final round continues Saturday.

For complete results click here.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Monday, Feb 22
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 23
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
T-6th (+17, 881)
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 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Friday, May 06 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Friday, May 20 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Saturday, May 21 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Sunday, May 22 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Monday, May 23 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Tuesday, May 24 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Wednesday, May 25 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS