Women's Golf Team Sets School Record at Las Vegas

Oct. 31, 2005

The second-ranked UCLA women's golf team hit the jackpot in Las Vegas Monday, taking the first round lead at the Las Vegas Founders Women's Collegiate Showdown with a school record team score.

The Bruins torched the par 72 Anthem Golf Course, firing a nine-under par score of 279. They lead second-place Arizona by six shots. The Wildcats were at 285 (-3), followed by Pepperdine and Kent State at 288 (E). Host UNLV was fifth at 291 (+3).

The previous UCLA record (to par) was 281 (-7) set in 2003 in the first round of the Mason Rudolph Championship in Franklin, TN.

All five players posted rounds under par for the Bruins, a first. Freshman Jane Park fired a 68 (-4), a collegiate best, and was tied for second place. Freshman Tiffany Joh and junior Hannah Jun were tied for fifth at two-under par 70. Sophomore Amie Cochran and senior Susie Mathews were tied for 10th at one-under par 71.

Da Soi Chung of UNLV held the first round lead after day one with a five-under par 67.

Second round action continues Tuesday.

For complete results, click here.

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