Stanford in Ninth Plae After the Opening Round of the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational
March 26, 2010
AUSTIN, Tex. - Stanford's women's golf team is tied for third after one round of the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational being held at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin.
The Cardinal shot a team score of 302 (+14) and are seven strokes off the pace set by UCLA (295) and six strokes behind host Texas (296). TCU (298), Oregon (299) and Texas A&M (299) round out the top five.
Stanford's Kristina Wong carded a one-under par 71 this morning on the 6,255-yard, par 70 layout and is tied for third place after the first 18 holes, along with UCLA's Stephanie Kono. Both players trail co-leaders Shannon Fish of Texas and Sarah Zwartynski (Texas A&M) by one shot.
Wong's consistent play in the opening round produced 17 pars and one birdie on the par-4, 360-yard 17th hole.
Senior Angela King is tied for 22nd after a three over round of 75 today.
Freshman Sally Watson is tied for 41st after carding a 77 in a round that featured six bogies and one birdie.
The Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational continues with second round play tomorrow while the final round is scheduled for Sunday.