“We gave a real solid effort today,” said head coach
Coming off a career-low tournament score of 223 (+7) at the West Regional, freshman Sommer Scholl continued to lead the Wildcats in
“Sommer has really turned it on as of late,” Allen said. “She was able to get her confidence up at regionals. It’s really nice to see her playing well at the right time.”
Finishing day one in a tie for fifth place was
Pepperdine’s Eileen Vargas carded a four-under-par 68 and sits atop the individual leader bored after the first round.
“This is a tough course, but we were able to make some great saves and made birdies when we had the opportunity,” explained Allen.
The Wildcats tee-off at 12:30 p.m. (EDT) tomorrow at the Scarlet Golf Course for the second round of the NCAA National Championships.
Top 5 Teams
1. USC 291 (+3) T4. Sommer Scholl 71 (-1)
2. ASU 292 (+4) T10. Cassandra Kirkland 73 (+1)
T5. Duke 297 (+9)
Top 5 Individuals
1. Eileen Vargas, Pepperdine 68 (-4)
T4. Sommer Scholl
T4. Catalina Marin, USC 71 (-1)
T4. Tiffany Joh, UCLA 71 (-1)