Amanda Minni Goes Low To Lead Beavers At Nanea Pac-12 Preview
KAILUA-KONA, Hawai'i – Amanda Minni fired a 3-under 70 to lead the Oregon State women's golf team in the first round of the Nanea Pac-12 Preview on Monday.
The Beavers got off to a solid start, shooting a 1-under 291 at the par-73, 6,449-yard Nanea Golf Club to put them in seventh place in the competitive 12-team field.
The second round of the three-day, 54-hole tournament begins at 10:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday with a shotgun start. Live scoring is available at golfstat.com.
Minni was 2 over through her first four holes but had five birdies and 14 pars to finish the round and is tied for ninth place in the 60-player field.
The 3-under 70 by Minni equals the lowest sub-par round of her career. She shot a 3-under 69 as a freshman at the Westbrook Spring Invitational in the fall of 2017. She now has 10 rounds in red figures in her Oregon State career.
Kyra Ly was steady as she has been throughout her true freshman season, carding an even-par 73, with four birdies, and is tied for 22nd place.
Danique Stokmans equaled Ly with an even-par 73 that included three birdies and three bogeys and is also tied for 22nd place.
Chayse Gomez, who is coming off a seventh place finish at the Stanford Intercollegiate, opened the Pac-12 Preview with a 2-over 75 and is tied for 36th place. She had two birdies and four bogeys.
Madde Sund, competing in her second tournament of the fall season, concluded the opening round with a 5-over 78.
No. 22 Arizona State (17-under 275) holds a four-stroke lead over No. 1 Stanford (13-under 279) and five-stroke advantage over No. 13 Arizona (12-under 280). Julia Misemer of Arizona has the individual lead after dropping an 8-under 65.
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