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Nobilio, Canales in Top 10 After Two Rounds at The Gold Rush

Feb 28, 2022
Caroline Canales

SEAL BEACH, Calif. – The No. 14 UCLA women's golf team finished the first two rounds of The Gold Rush at Old Ranch Country Club in third place at 28-over, 604, and 25 strokes behind first-place No. 10 USC. Freshmen Alessia Nobilio and Caroline Canales lead the Bruins at 4-over 148 for the tournament and tied for sixth place.
 
Three Trojans own the top three spots on the individual leader board.
 
Nobilio birdied three times in her first round of the day on the par-5 sixth, par-3 11th and par-5 14th. She parred 14 of 18 holes in round two.
 
Canales led UCLA with its only under-par score in round one with a 1-under, 71, holing three birdies and parring 14 holes. In round two, Canales parred 12 holes while notching a birdie on the par-5 16th.
 
Redshirt sophomore Ty Akabane is in the top-20 after her two rounds at 8-over, 152. Akabane birdied twice in round two on the par-5 6th and par-5 16th.
 
Junior Yuki Yoshihara rounded out the Bruins' counting scores, shooting a pair of 6-over, 78s to tie for 33rd.
 
Freshmen Zoe Antoinette Campos is tied for 45th at 16-over, 160.
 
Three of UCLA's individual competitors – Annabel Wilson, Emilie Paltrinieri and Simar Singh – are all in the top 20 on the individual leaderboard.
 
The Bruins tee off for the final round tomorrow morning in a shotgun start at 7 a.m. PT.