Women's Golf 11th After First Round of Regional Challenge
Feb. 7, 2005
PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. - The Arizona State University women's golf team is in 11th place after the first round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge, being held Monday-Wednesday, Feb. 7-9 at the par 71, 5,912-yard Palos Verdes Golf Club.
The Sun Devils carded a 24-over par 308 in Monday's first round and are in 11th place heading into Tuesday's second round. UCLA leads the tournament after shooting a five-over 289 in the first round and holds a four-stroke lead over Duke (293). Pepperdine is third at 12-over 296, while Washington and Oklahoma State are tied for fourth at 13-over 297.
Individually, freshman Louise Stahle (Lund, Sweden) led the Sun Devils, carding a four-over 75 to tie for 19th after the first round. Freshman Sara Lester (Walnut Creek, Calif.) is one stroke behind, tying for 29th at five-over 76. Sophomore Tiffany Tavee (Gilbert, Ariz.) and junior Alissa Kuczka (Phoenix, Ariz.) are tied for 53rd after carding eight-over 79s on Monday, while freshman Brooke Todare (Paradise Valley, Ariz.) rounded out the ASU lineup with a tie for 68th after shooting a 10-over 81 in the first round.
Duke's Brittany Laing holds the individual lead after carding a three-under 68 in Monday's first round. She holds a two-stroke lead over UCLA's Melissa Martin and Susie Mathews who each turned in one-under 70s on Monday.
The Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge continues on Tuesday and Wednesday with tee times starting at 9 a.m. Pacific Time. ASU will tee off at 9:45 a.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com, while a recap of each day's action will be available at www.thesundevils.com.
2005 Northrop Grumman Regional ChallengeRound One Results - Monday, February 7, 2005Pl Team To Par Rd 1 Total1 UCLA +5 289 2892 Duke +9 293 2933 Pepperdine +12 296 296T4 Washington +13 297 297T4 Oklahoma State +13 297 2976 Florida +18 302 3027 New Mexico +19 303 3038 Ohio State +22 306 306T9 USC +23 307 307T9 Arizona +23 307 30711 Arizona State +24 308 308T12 Stanford +31 315 315T12 Michigan State +31 315 315T12 Texas +31 315 31515 UNLV +32 316 316