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Wildcat R1 2/25/2008
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 02/25/2008
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First round results as a PDF File?

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???????????????? Llaneza tied for third place individually

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TUCSON , Ariz. ?C ?The Arizona State University womenˇ?s golf team grabbed the first round lead Monday at the 2008 Wildcat Invitational at Arizona National Golf Course.

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The Sun Devil women carded a three-over 287 in the first round and lead the 16-team field by one stroke over a group of four teams, including host Arizona.? The Wildcats, Oklahoma State, Duke and UCLA all came in at four-over 287.

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Dukeˇ?s Amanda Blumenherst has the individual lead at three-under 68, one-stroke ahead of Stanfordˇ?s Mari Chun and two ahead of six golfers in third place at one-under 70.

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The Arizona women have three golfers in the top-19 places, led by freshman Alejandra Llaneza, who is tied for third place at one-under 70.? She was joined in the top-10 by senior Alison Walshe, who carded an even-par 71 and is tied for ninth place.

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Senior Mary Jacobs opened with a two-over 73 and is tied for 19th place, while Emily Mason and Amanda Wilson are tied for 30th place after both posted opening-round 74s (+3).? The first-round 74 for Mason was a career low.

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Three other Wildcats are participating as individuals in the event.? Brooke Schneider is tied for 79th place after an 82 (+11).? Brittany Benvenuto is tied for 86th place at 15-over 86, while Marisa Smith is in 90th place with an 88 (+17).

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The 54-hole event runs through Wednesday at Arizona National Golf Course, a par-71, 6,166-yard layout.

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Top-Five Teams

1.???????? Arizona State........................................... 287=287 (+3)
2.???????? ARIZONA................................................. 288=288 (+4)

??????????? Oklahoma State..................................... 288=288 (+4)

??????????? Duke......................................................... 288=288 (+4)

??????????? UCLA........................................................ 288=288 (+4)

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Top-Five Individuals

1.???????? Amanda Blumenherst, Duke.............. 32-36=68 (-3)

2.???????? Mari Chun, Stanford.............................. 34-35=69 (-2)

3.???????? Alejandra Llaneza, Arizona................ 35-35=70 (-1)

??????????? Tammy Clelland, Oklahoma State..... 33-37=70 (-1)

??????????? Shannon Yocum, California................ 34-36=70 (-1)

??????????? Tiffany Joh, UCLA.................................. 34-36=70 (-1)

??????????? Juliana Murcia, Arizona State.............. 35-35=70 (-1)

??????????? Glory Yang, UCLA.................................. 35-35=70 (-1)

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Arizona Finishers

T3.????? Alejandra Llaneza................................. 35-35=70 (-1)

T9.????? Alison Walshe......................................... 34-37=71 (E)

T19.??? Mary Jacobs.......................................... 36-37=73 (+2)

T30.??? Emily Mason.......................................... 37-37=74 (+3)

T30.??? Amanda Wilson.................................... 34-40=74 (+3)

T79.??? Brooke Schneider (ind.).................... 39-43=82 (+11)

T86.??? Brittany Benvenuto (ind.)................... 42-44=86 (+15)

90.????? Marisa Smith (ind.)............................ 41-47=88 (+17)

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