April 17, 2011
TEMPE, Ariz. - Washington State University shot a score of 323 during first-round play at the 2011 Pacific-10 Conference Championships Sunday, played on the par 72, 6,230-yard Karsten Golf Course.
In a field that includes five teams ranked among the top 10 nationally, the Cougars ended the first round in 10th place. No. 2 USC and No. 24 Stanford share the first-round lead after each shot a 6-under par, 282, to open the tournament. No. 1 UCLA (284) is two shots back while No. 33 Oregon (290) and No. 7 Arizona (290) are tied for fourth.
The Cougars were led by sophomore Emma Betland, who shot and opening round 6-over, 78. Betland's score places her in a tie for 37th. Freshman Mallory Kent is two shots behind as she carded an 80 in her first round, placing her in a tie for 43rd.
Senior Allison Travis is tied for 45th after her opening round of 81 while junior Kristen Allard is alone in 48th after a Sunday score of 84. Sophomore Ali Thompson is tied for 49th as she shot an 85 Sunday.
Second-round play at the 2011 Pac-10 Championships resumes Monday morning.
2011 Pacific-10 Conference Championships
Karsten Golf Course
Par 72, 6,230 yards
TEAM SCORES: T1. USC, 282; T1. Stanford, 282; 3. UCLA, 284; T4. Oregon, 290; T4. Arizona, 290; 6. California, 293; 7. Arizona State, 304; 8. Washington, 307; 9. Oregon State, 309; 10. Washington State, 323.
INDIVIDUALS (Top 5 plus WSU): 1. Tiffany Lua (UCLA), 68; T2. Marissa Mar (Stan.) 69; T2. Sophia Popov (USC), 69; T2. Cyna Rodriguez (USC), 69; T5. Isabelle Boineau (Ariz.), 70; T5. Sally Watson (Stan.), 70; T5. Kristina Wong (Stan.), 70...T37. Emma Betland (WSU), 78; T43. Mallory Kent (WSU), 80; T45. Allison Travis (WSU), 81; 48. Kristen Allard (WSU), 84; T49. Ali Thompson (WSU), 85.