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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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