TEMPE, Ariz. - The first ranked Arizona women's golf team moved into first place after the second day of play at the NCAA West Regionals, shooting a 4-over-par 580. San Jose State jumped eight spots from yesterday to be in second with a two day team total of 13-over-par 589. Southern California also moved up to third after finishing 16th yesterday (17-over-par 593). Stanford (18-over-par 594) and Pepperdine (19-over-par 595) round out the top five teams. The tournament is being held at the Karsten Golf Course on the campus of Arizona State University (par 72, 6,131 yards).
Individually for the Wildcats junior Christina Monteiro shot a 1-under-par 71 today bringing her two day total to a 1-under-par 143 and placing her tied for sixth. Senior Jenna Daniels also shot a 1-under-par 71 today and is tied for eighth with a two day total of 1-over-par 145. Freshman Julia Kraschinski is tied for 13th at 2-over-par 146. Sophomore Cristina Baena is tied for 46th posting an 8-over-par 152. Rounding out the top five Arizona competitors is senior Jill Gomric shooting a 10-over-par 154 tied for 61st.
Leading the individual race is Arizona State's Miriam Nagl with a 5-under-par 139. Tied for second are USC's Candie Kung and San Jose State's Rebecca Heinmert (4-under-par 140). Finishing out the top five individuals are UTEP's Kristen MacLaren, who is competing as an individual, and Oklahoma State's Maria Boden (2-under-par 142).
The final day of play of the NCAA West Regionals will be tomorrow, May 13, with a 7:30 a.m. PST tee time.
T6 Christina Monteiro 72-71 143 -1 T8 Jenna Daniels 74-71 145 +1 T13 Julia Kraschinski 74-72 146 +2 T46 Cristina Baena 82-70 152 +8 T61 Jill Gomric 76-78 154 +10 Top-Five Teams 1. Arizona 296-284 580 +4 2.San Jose State 303-286 589 +13 3. Southern California 297-285 593 +17 4. Stanford 297-297 594 +18 5. Pepperdine 299-298 597 +21