Feb. 7, 2011
TUCSON - Rounds of the Wildcat Invitational are in the books and the University of Arizona women's golf team sits in first place after a stellar day on the course. The two-day, three-round event is being held at The Golf Club at Vistoso (par 72, 6,250 yards).
Round two of play, which started Monday afternoon, will wrap starting at 7:45 a.m. MT on Tuesday. The third and final round of play will begin at 8:15 a.m. MT.
In the team race, Arizona sits at first with a 549 (-5), California is in second place with a 551 (-3) and Arizona State rounds out the top three with a 575 (+16). Arizona, Arizona State, California, Gonzaga, New Mexico, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, San Diego State and San Jose State still have holes from round two to finish on Tuesday.
"I'm very happy with our solid play today," head coach Laura Ianello said. "The girls are looking great and playing for the win. We have practiced hard and really prepared for this event. It's good to see the hard work paying off."
Individually, junior Isabelle Boineau is tied for first with a 134 (-5) with one hole remaining in the second round. Senior Alejandra Llaneza is fifth with a 128 (-3) with three holes to play in the second round. Junior Margarita Ramos is tied for 12th with a 141 (+1) and one hole to play in the second round. Junior Nikki Koller is tied for 14th with a 146 (+2) and has completed the second round. Sophomore Kyndall Ardoin has completed the second round and is tied for 58th with a 154 (+10).
Freshman Haley Andreas and junior Ashley Malaska competed as individuals. Andreas, with four holes left to play in round two, sits at tied for first with a 124 (-5). Malaska, also with four holes left in round two, sits at tied for 47th with a 142 (+13).