LBSU Places Eighth After Opening Round At Big West Championship
Jennifer Yu, Euna Pak tied for 16th
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The Long Beach State women's golf team completed day one of the Big West Conference Championship in eighth place at Oak Quarry Golf Club.
LBSU posted an opening round score of 23-over-par 311, finishing six shots behind seventh place CSUN (+17) and eight strokes behind Hawai'i (+15) in sixth.
Cal Poly leads the field of eight teams at 1-over 289 as the Mustangs lead tournament host UC Riverside (+8) by seven shots and eight strokes over UC Davis (+9) in third. Cal State Fullerton and UC Irvine are tied for fourth at 14-over.
Junior Jennifer Yu and redshirt freshman Euna Pak led the way for the 49ers, carding a 3-over 75 to tie for 16th. Yu recorded four birdies for the round, while Pak collected three.
Freshman Holland Shourds tied for 24th after shooting a 78, while sophomore Haley Tygret shot an 83 to tie for 37th and freshman Maria Davis placed 40th after posting an 84.
The Highlanders' Jakeishya Le sits on top of the leaderboard at 2-under 70, leading the field of 40 players by one shot over four players tied for second.
Second round play is scheduled for Monday with the 49ers teeing off at 7:30 a.m. (PT) from the first tee and will be paired with the Matadors.
Live play can be followed on Golfstat.com.
Big West Conference Women's Golf Championship
Hosted by UC Riverside
Apr. 23-24, 2017
Oak Quarry Golf Club (Par-72, 6,150-yards)
Team Results (8 teams)
1. Cal Poly, 289 (+1)
2. UC Riverside, 296 (+8)
3. UC Davis, 297 (+9)
4. Cal State Fullerton, 302 (+14)
UC Irvine, 302 (+14)
6. Hawai'i, 303 (+15)
7. CSUN, 305 (+17)
8. LONG BEACH STATE, 311 (+23)
LBSU Individual Results (40 players)
T16. Jennifer Yu, 75 (+3)
T16. Euna Pak, 75 (+3)
T24. Holland Shourds, 78 (+6)
T37. Haley Tygret, 83 (+11)
40. Maria Davis, 84 (+12)
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