Stevens Tied for 3rd at Stanford

Feb. 16, 2013

The University of New Mexico women's golf team is in ninth place after the first round of the Peg Barnard Invitational at Stanford, Calif. The Lobos shot an 18-over 302 at the Stanford Golf Course.

California leads the 13-team field at 1 over 285. Host Stanford is second, four shots behind, at 289.

The final round of a rare 36-hole tournament begins Sunday with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Mountain Time.

The Lobos were led by junior Sammi Stevens, who fired a 1-under 70 on the 6,084-yard layout. She played the last nine holes in 3 under to equal her low round of the season. Stevens is tied for sixth place, two shots behind San Jose State's Megan Oslund, who has the lead at 3 under 68.

UNM junior Manon De Roey, the Mountain West's top-ranked golfer with a scoring average of 73.25, finished bogey-bogey for a 3 over 74. She is tied for 21st after bogeys at 14 and 15.

Senior Beth Buchner is tied for 45th at 7 over 78. Junior Sofia Hoglund was stung by three double bogeys while shooting an 80. Freshman Ira Knopf shot 83 and is in 64th.