Stanford Open Tied For Ninth At The PING/ASU Invitational
April 9, 2010
Stanford's women's golf team finds itself tied for ninth place after shooting an opening round team score of 297 today at the PING/ASU Invitational being contested at the Karsten Course in Tempe, Ariz.
The Cardinal will enter tomorrow's second round 18 strokes behind first place and host Arizona State, which shot nine-under 279 today. USC is in second place at 281 (-7), while Purdue is in third after carding a one-under 287.
Alabama, UCLA, New Mexico and Denver are tied for fourth at three-over 291.
Stanford freshman Sally Watson shot an opening round 71 and is tied for 11th place, three strokes behind co-leaders Carlotta Ciganda of Arizona State and Kristina Merkle of Tulsa.
Watson birdied holes No. 1 and 15 this morning and had just one one bogey on her card.
Senior Angela King is tied for 38th after shooting a two-over 74.
Sydney Burlison is tied for 77th after shooting an seven over 79.
Tomorrow's second round will tee-off at 8:00 a.m.