Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Solid First Day Lands Cats in Second
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: November 05, 2010
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Nov. 5, 2010


TUCSON - After day one of the Pac-10/SEC Challenge, the No. 13 University of Arizona Wildcat women's golf team sits in a tie for second place. The Wildcats are one stroke behind the leader. The three-round event is being held at the Stanford Golf Course (par 71; 6.148 yards).

"I'm very happy with how the team played today," head coach Laura Ianello said. "We have worked hard this past week and it's fun to see the team come together. I expect even better results tomorrow."

No. 5 UCLA leads the team race after carding a 285 (+1) on day one. The Wildcats share second place with No. 26 Auburn and a score of 286 (+2). No. 30 Washington is in fourth place with a total of 287 (+3).

Individually, senior Alejandra Llaneza was Arizona's top finisher. Just five strokes off the leader, No. 32 Joanna Lee from California (65/-6), she finished tied for seventh with a score of 70 (-1). Junior Isabelle Boineau and No. 43 junior Margarita Ramos both finished tied for ninth, shooting even-par scores of 71.

Junior Nikki Koller was Arizona's fourth finisher in a tie for 39th place. She notched a three-over par score of 74. Sophomore Kyndall Ardoin rounded out the Wildcat scorers, shooting a 75 (+4)

Competition at the Pac-10/SEC Challenge will continue at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday. For complete results from the event, visit