Golfers Fall to Seventh after Three Rounds

May 20, 2010

The No.1 ranked UCLA women's golf team fell to seventh place after the third round of the 29th NCAA Women's Golf Championship at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, NC.

The Bruins posted one of their worst scores of the season -- a 14-over par score of 302 -- and dropped 24 shots out of the lead entering the final round. Purdue overtook USC at the top of the leader board, firing a round of 280 (-8) for a three-round total of 858 (-6). The Trojans fell from their perch after a seven-over par round of 295 and trailed the Boilermakers by seven. Arizona State and Alabama were tied for third at 871 (+7), followed by fifth place Arizona at 875 (+11) and sixth place Vanderbilt at 879 (+15).

Individually, freshman Tiffany Lua posted the Bruins' best score, a 74 (+2) and was tied for 32nd place at 221 (+5). Sophomore Stephanie Kono was tied for 36th at 222 (+6) following her third round score of 75 (+3). Junior Glory Yang and senior Sydnee Michaels were tied for 49th at 224 (+8), following rounds of 77 (+5). Sophomore Brianna Do was tied for 65th at 226 (+10) following her round of 76 (+4) on Thursday.

Arizona's Jennifer Johnson continued to lead the field, firing a 70 (-2) on Thursday for a 54-hole total of 207 (-9).

The Bruins are scheduled to tee off at 1:25 p.m. EDT from the 10th tee for Friday's final round.

To follow the Bruins on live streaming video in the final round click here.

For complete results, click here.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
Won 4-0-1
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Washington
Eugene, OR
Lost 3-1-1
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS