After day one of the NCAA West Regional Championships, the University of Arizona women's golf team is in a two-way tie for 10th place
In round one, No. 31 sophomore Manon Gidali led the Wildcats in a seven-way tie for 18th place.
Held at Valencia Country Club in Valencia, Calif., competition will take place Mon.-Wed., April 22-24.
Paired with No. 14 Arizona State and No. 15 Stanford for the final round of play, No. 7 Arizona finished tied for third with the Cardinal.
Heading into round three, No. 7 Arizona and No. 14 Arizona State share fifth place with scores of 572 (-4).
2011-12 (Freshman): Competed in seven events and 20 rounds as a freshman, finishing in the top 20 four times and finishing in the top 10 twice ... Started off the year hot at the Wildcat Invitational by posting her lowest round and overall score for the year by carding a 66 in the second round and a 206 (-12) for the tournament, earning a spot at the top of the leaderboard ... Finished tied for first at the UNLV Invitational with a score of 218 (+2) ... Shot 216 (E) at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate, finishing tied for 10th ... Finished in a tie for 17th place at the Pac-12 Championships with a score of 223 (+7) after finishing strong with a 68 in the final round ... Finished the year at the NCAA East Regional Championships with a score of 220 (+4), earning a tie for 14th place ... Finished the year with an average round of 72.70, leading the Arizona team.
Before Arizona: A graduate of Notre Dame de Boulogne, Gidali has been competing in golf for 11 years ... She was a member of the European Team Champions, was the French U-18 Champion, finished second as an individual at the European Championships and was a finalist at the Esmond Cup.
Personal: Daughter of Olivier and Severine Gidali.