Rebels Sit Fourth After First Round Of MW Championship

April 25, 2013


RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. ( - The UNLV women's golf team is in fourth place after the first day of the Mountain West Championship, which is being played at the Dinah Shore Tournament Course (par-72, 6,324) at the Mission Hills Country Club. The Rebels turned in a score of 26-over-par 314 on Thursday.

Fresno State leads the field after carding an 18-over 306 today. The Bulldogs, who are competing in their first MW championship, hold a four-shot lead over second-place Boise State, which is 22-over at 310 after 18 holes of play. San Diego State completed the first round in third at 24-over 312, followed by UNLV. Colorado State and Nevada tied for fifth with identical scores of 28-over 316, while New Mexico and Wyoming round out the team standings with marks of 35-over 323 and 55-over 343, respectively.

Colorado State junior Emily Roering paced the field after firing a 1-over-par 73 on the par 72, 6,324-yard Dinah Shore Tournament Course. San Diego State freshman Emma Henrikson and Fresno State senior Shaylee Yano are knotted in second place at 2-over 74, while New Mexico junior Manon DeRoey and Boise State senior Hayley Young each carded scores of 3-over 75.

Junior Katerina Prorokova leads the Rebels and is tied for sixth after shooting a 4-over 76. She recorded four birdies in the first round was tied for the most with Yano and Fresno State's Hillary Billingsley.

Other Rebels competing: junior Demi Mak is tied for 10th at five-over 77, sophomore Mayko Chwen Wang is tied for 19th at eight-over 80 and sophomore's Dana Finkelstein and Marguerite Swearingen are tied for 23rd at nine-over 81.

The Mountain West Championship features eight teams and 40 individuals. Friday's second round will begin with tee times at 7:30 a.m. PT. Live scoring is available off a link at, courtesy of Golfstat.