Stanford in Eighth Place After First Round of Pac-10 Championships

April 19, 2010

STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford's women's golf team carded an opening round team score of 301 (+13) today at the Pac-10 Championships being held at the Eugene (Ore.) Country Club, good for eighth place after day one.

The Cardinal trail first place Arizona State by 18 strokes heading into Tuesday's second round after the second ranked Sun Devils clipped the Eugene Country Club with a five under round of 283.

USC is in second place at 284 (-4), followed by California (287; -1) and top-ranked UCLA (292; +1).

Stanford freshmen Sally Watson and Kristina Wong are tied for 15th place after each player turned in a one-over round of 73 on Monday. Watson's up-and-down round featured five birdies and six bogies, while Wong had one birdie on her card to go along with a pair of bogies.

Both players are six strokes off the early pace set by Cal's Joanna Lee, who shot an impressive five-under 67 to build a one-stroke cushion over Arizona State's Juliana Murcia.

Senior Angela King is in 36th place after a five-over 77.

Junior Rebecca Durham shot a six-over 78 and finds herself in 37th place.

Sophomore Sydney Burlison carded an eight-over par round of 80 and is tied for 41st.

The second round of the Pac-10 Championships will be played tomorrow at the Eugene Country Club.

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