Oct. 17, 2003
STANFORD, Calif. - No. 6 California is in fourth place with a score of plus-one 289 Friday after the first round of the Stanford Pepsi Intercollegiate at Stanford Golf Course.
The Golden Bears shot their second-best round of the 2003 season as they look to defend their title, but three other teams shot below-par scores. Washington carded a minus-eight 280 to lead the 18-team field, while No. 1 Duke is second at 281, and No. 5 UCLA is third at 283. Eleven teams overall fired scores under 300.
Cal senior Sarah Huarte, a preseason All-America selection, is tied for seventh with an opening round of minus-two 70. Sophomore Sophia Sheridan also was under par at 71, tying for 14th. Senior Anna Temple, who entered the tournament with Cal's lowest stroke average at 74.0, tallied a 73 to tie for 29th.
Also for the Bears, senior Claire Dury is tied for 46th at 75, while sophomore Sofie Andersson is tied for 55th at 76. Competing as an individual, freshman Danielle Nash finds herself tied for 22nd with a 72 in her first collegiate competition. Pepperdine's Caroline Llano holds a one-shot advantage in the individual race with a minus-five 67. Duke's Elizabeth Janangelo is second with a 68, while four athletes are tied for third at 69.
The second round tees off tomorrow at 8 a.m. from the first and 10th tees.
Stanford Pepsi Intercollegiate Stanford Golf Course Par 72, 6107 Yards First of Three RoundsTeam Scores (18 teams): 1. Washington 280, 2. Duke 281, 3. UCLA 283, 4. Cal 289, 5t. New Mexico 290, 5t. Vanderbilt 290, 7. Arizona 292, 8. Tulsa 293, 9. Oregon 296, 10t. Stanford 297, 10t. Pepperdine 297, 12. San Jose State 300, 13t. Texas Tech 304, 13t. Arizona State 304, 13t. Texas A&M 304, 16. Oregon State 306, 17. Washington State 313, 18. New Mexico State 319.
Top 5 Scores: 1. Caroline Llano (Pepperdine) 67, 2. Elizabeth Janangelo (Duke) 68, 3t. Leigh Anne Hardin (Duke) 69, 3t. Bridget Dwyer (UCLA) 69, 3t. V. Nirapathpongporn (Duke) 69, 3t. Amber Prange (Washington) 69.