UCLA Golfers Tied for Seventh after First Round at NCAAs

May 22, 2007

The eighth-ranked UCLA women's golf team was tied for seventh place after the first day of competition at the NCAA Championship, hosted by Central Florida at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fl.

The Bruins posted a team score of 303 (+15) and trailed first-place USC by eight shots. North Carolina and Louisville were tied for second place at 297 (+9). Stanford (299, +11), top-ranked Duke (300, +12) and Denver (302, +14) were in fourth, fifth and sixth place, respectively. The Bruins were tied with Vanderbilt, Purdue and UC Irvine. Arizona was 11th at 304.

Sophomore Tiffany Joh, who recorded the team's only birdie of the day, led the Bruins with first round score of 73 (+1) and was tied for ninth place. Senior Hannah Jun was tied for 22nd after carding a 75 (+3). Freshman Sydnee Michaels, who won the NCAA East Regional two weeks ago, was tied for 52nd after signing for a 77 (+5). Sophomore Ryann O'Toole posted a score of 78 (+6) and was tied for 72nd. Junior Maiya Tanaka carded a 79 (+7) and was tied for 82nd.

UC Irvine's Selanee Henderson fired a three-under par 69 to take the first round lead by one stroke over Duke's Amanda Blumenherst.

Second round action continues on Wednesday. The Bruins are scheduled to tee off at 8:50 a.m. EDT. The NCAA Championship is a 72-hole tournament.

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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 - 7:50 AM PST
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS