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.

Junior Rebecca Durham is tied for 63rd after shooting a seven-over 79 while Sydney Burlison is tied for 89th after shooting 87 today.

The Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational continues with second round play tomorrow while the final round is scheduled for Sunday.

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