Women's Golfers Finish Seventh at Pac-10 Championships

April 25, 2001

The UCLA women's golf team finished seventh at the Pac-10 Championships Wednesday at the Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, AZ.

The Bruins posted a 54-hole total of 905, seven shots ahead of Oregon State and 14 shots behind California. Arizona won the tournament with a team score of 873, nine over par, followed by second place Stanford at 876. Six-time defending Pac-10 champion Arizona State finished third at 883.

For the Bruins, freshman Saki Uechi finished eighth with a three-round total of 219. Freshman Gina Umeck, playing as an individual, tied for 18th place at 224. Senior Laura Moffat, who posted a final round, two-under par 70, tied for 22nd place, senior Leilani Bagby tied for 37th place at 231, freshman Melissa Martin placed 39th at 232 and junior Alicia Um tied for 51st at 239.

Arizona's Lorena Ochoa and Natalie Gulbis tied for first at 213. Ochoa, the nation's top ranked player, won in a playoff. Kelli Kamimura of Washington finished third.

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