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Seniors Stephanie Kono and Brianna Do, incoming freshman Kyle Roig and former letterwinner Vanessa Brockett will play two more rounds at the LPGA International course in Daytona Beach, FL.
At the beginning of Thursday's third round, Kono was third at 136 (-8), Do was tied for 27th at 142 (-2) and Roig was tied for 34th at 143 (-1). Brockett, now a professional, was tied for 47th at 145 (+1).
One-third of top qualifiers from Stage I will advance to Stage II, scheduled for Sept. 27-30 at Plantation Golf and Country Club in Venice, FL.
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The UCLA men's and women's golf teams are both ranked among the Top 5 in the latest polls.
The Bruin women are ranked No. 4 on the Golf World/NGCA coaches' poll. To view the entire poll, click here. UCLA won the Landfall Tradition Tournament on Sunday.
The UCLA men are ranked fifth on the Golf World/Nike Golf coaches' poll. To view that poll, click here. The Bruins placed second at the U.S. Collegiate Championships earlier this week.
Michaels had squared the match with a birdie at the par-3 17th against Danielle Kang of Thousand Oaks. Both players bogeyed the 18th to send the match to extra holes. On the first playoff hole, Kang beat Michaels with a par.
Joh's invitation was a planned surprise during a guest round at La Costa on Tues., Mar. 9. After receiving the invitation and finishing her round, she participated in the pre-tournament press conference.
Read Jill Painter's delightful column in today's Daily News.
Uribe, from Colombia, finished third at the La Manga South Course on Dec. 21 with scores of 69-70-70-72 -- 281 (-11). Jun tied for fifth at nine-under par 283 and Moltke-Leth placed 42nd at 296 (+4).
Uribe earlier this year earned her Futures Tour and her LPGA Tour cards in separate tournaments. Jun earned her Futures Tour card and Moltke-Leth is a Ladies European Tour veteran.
Maria Jose Uribe, Charlotte Mayorkas and Tiffany Joh each made the 72-hole cut and advanced to Sunday's final round.
Uribe, 19, tied for 12th after posting rounds of 75-71-74-68-69--357 (-3) and earned Priority List Category 11 status for the 2010 season. Uribe, who had earned her Duramed Futures Tour card a month ago, became one of the Tour's youngest players. She will be eligible to play in a majority of the Tour's 132-player events.
Mayorkas, 26, has spent the last two years on the LPGA circuit. An injury in 2009 forced her to re-enter Q-School and she tied for 64th place at 369 (+9) after recording rounds of 77-74-72-73-73.
The 22-year old Joh, who won the Futures Tour qualification event last month, tied for 70th with scores of 78-75-71-73-74--371 (+11). Along with Mayorkas, she earned Priority List Category 16 status. To play most regular-field LPGA Tour events in 2010, both players will have to advance through Monday qualifiers.
Two other former Bruins -- Ryann O'Toole and Hannah Jun -- did not make the 72-hole cut.
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For the third consecutive time, the UCLA women's team begins the season ranked among the nation's Top 5 teams. The Bruins opened the 2009 coaches poll at No.3 behind defending NCAA champion Arizona State and arch-rival USC.
The men will start their season at No. 16, marking the eighth consecutive year the Bruins have opened in the Top 20. Oklahoma State is the top-ranked team, followed by Washington, Georgia, Alabama and Stanford. In all, six Pac-10 teams are ranked in the Top 20.
Individually, sophomores Gregor Main and Stephanie Kono are ranked eighth and ninth, respectively, in each poll.