Bruins Third after Second Round at Regional Challenge

Feb. 10, 2009

Video: Coach Forsythe discusses the team after second round play

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team was in third place following the second round of the 14th Annual Northrup-Grumman Regional Challenge at the Palos Verdes Golf Course.

The Bruins posted a team score of 305 (+21) on Tuesday and had a 36-hole total of 619 (+51). They were 20 shots behind front-runner Arizona State (599, +31) and seven back of runner-up USC (612, +44). Wake Forest was fourth at 621 (+53) and Denver rose to fifth place with a second round score of 306 (+22) for a two-day total of 627 (+59).

Individually for the Bruins, both senior Tiffany Joh and freshman Stephanie Kono remained among the Top 10. Both players carded scores of 77 (+6). Joh was tied for seventh at 151 (+9) and Kono was tied for 10th at 153 (+11).

The remaining threesome of Maria Jose Uribe, Glory Yang and Sydnee Michaels were within a stroke of each other. Uribe posted the team's best score of the day -- a 75 (+4) -- and was tied for 22nd at 157 (+15). Yang carded a 76 (+5) and was tied for 29th at 158 (+16) and Michaels was tied for 34th at 159 (+17) after signing for a 77 (+6).

Senior Ryann O'Toole, playing as an individual, was tied for 12th place at 12-over par 154 after posting a score of 78 (+7).

Arizona State's Juliana Murcia continued to lead the field, firing an even par round of 71. She was one-under par (140) through 36 holes.

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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 - All Day PST
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
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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