Bruins Remain in First Place after 36 Holes

Oct. 18, 2008

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team maintained its position at the top of the leaderboard following the second round Saturday at the Stanford Intercollegiate in Palo Alto.

The Bruins posted a team score of 285 (+1) and were at six-under par 562 after two rounds. They led runnerup USC (565, -3) by three strokes. Oklahoma State, which led the tournament at one point during Saturday's round, fell to third place at 567 (-1). Arizona and Stanford were tied for fourth at three-over par 571 (+3).

UCLA senior Ryann O'Toole, playing as an individual, blistered the par 71, 6,092-yard Stanford Golf Course with a five-under par 66. She vaulted 32 spots up the leaderboard and was tied for second place at 138 (-4). In posting the best round of the day, O'Toole played her inward nine in four-under par with four birdies and her outward nine in one under. The score was her best in nearly two years.

The Bruins' top five were a collective one-under par, led by senior Tiffany Joh, sophomore Maria Jose Uribe and freshman Stephanie Kono who each posted scores of even par 71. Joh finished the day in a tie for fourth at 139 (-3), Kono ended up in a tie for sixth at 140 (-2) and Uribe was tied for 30th at 145 (+3).

Junior Sydnee Michaels and sophomore Glory Yang were tied for 17th place at one-over par 143 (+1). Michaels posted a 72 (+1) and Yang carded a 74 (+3).

The Bruins' other individual, freshman Brianna Do, was tied for 41st place at 146 (+4) following a second consecutive round of 73 (+2).

Oklahoma State's Caroline Masson posted a score of one-under par 70 and was the 36-hole leader at 135 (-7).

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