Day One at NCAA Golf in the Books
TUCSON, Ariz. – No. 11 University of Arizona women’s golf completed the opening round of play at the NCAA Championships on Tuesday. Hosted by Tulsa and held at Tulsa Country Club (par 70, 6,194 yards) in Tulsa, Okla., competition is being held Tues.-Fri., May 20-23.
No. 7 Oklahoma leads the team race with a 288 (+8) opening round. No. 2 UCLA sits in second place with a 291 (+11). No. 3 Duke, No. 1 USC and No. 5 Arizona State share third place after shooting rounds of 293 (+13). No. 11 Arizona sits in seventh place after carding a 298 (+18) on Tuesday.
No. 33 Doris Chen of USC, No. 14 Tonje Daffinrud of Denver and No. 21 Lauren Kim of Stanford share the individual leads after shooting rounds of 67 on Tuesday.
No. 18 sophomore Lindsey Weaver was Arizona’s top player in the opening round. She shot a 72 (+2) and sits in a tie for 13th place. Junior Manon Gidali sits tied for 22nd place with her carding of 73 (+3).
Junior Kendall Prince finished tied for 54th after round one. She shot a 76 (+6). No. 57 freshman Wanasa Zhou shot a 77 (+7) and sits tied for 70th. Freshman Jessica Vasilic rounded out the Arizona five in a tie for 79th place. She scored a 78 (+8).
On Wednesday, No. 11 Arizona tees at 9:50 a.m. MST/PT. The Wildcats are paired with No. 30 Texas A&M and No. 31 Tulane.
Live streaming of rounds three and four (holes 16, 17 and 18) is available at www.ncaa.com. Live scoring is available at golfstatresults.com. A complete recap and results will be available at ArizonaWildcats.com after each day of competition.
For continued coverage of Arizona women’s golf, follow the team on Twitter @UAWomensGolf, at Facebook.com/ArizonaWomensGolf or visit ArizonaWildcats.com.