Women's Golfers Sixth after First Round at Pac-10 Championships

April 23, 2001

The UCLA women's golf team is in sixth place after the first round of the Pacific-10 Conference Championships, hosted by Arizona State at the Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, AZ.

The Bruins posted a team score of 301, 13 over par, and trail Arizona State, Stanford and USC, which are tied for third at 295. California leads the field at 288, even par, followed by second place Arizona at 294. Washington is seventh, one shot behind the Bruins at 302.

Individually, senior Leilani Bagby led UCLA with a first round score of 74 and she is tied for 12th. Freshman Saki Uechi is tied for 19th after carding a round of 75. Senior Laura Moffat and junior Alicia Um are tied for 27th at 76 and freshman Melissa Martin is tied for 39th at 78. Freshman Gina Umeck, playing as an individual, is tied with Bagby at 74.

Cal's Sarah Huarte fired a three-under par score of 69 and leads the field. Arizona's Lorena Ochoa is second after posting a score of 70, followed by teammate Natalie Gulbis at 71.

Second and third round action continues Tuesday and Wednesday.

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