Rebels Tied For 22nd After First Round At NCAA Regional

May 9, 2013

STANFORD, Calif. (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV women's golf team shot an opening-round 26-over-par 310 on Thursday and is in a tie for 22nd place at the 2013 NCAA West Regional, which is being played at the Stanford Golf Course (par 71, 6,267 yards).

Vanderbilt shot 5-over 289 and leads second-place Southern California (6-over 290) by a shot. Purdue is third at 7-over, followed by Oregon at 8-over and Baylor at 11-over.

USC’s Annie Park is the individual leader at 4-under 67. She had six birdies and two bogeys on the day and leads Georgia’s Emilie Burger by one shot (3-under 68). Oregon’s Cassy Isagaw and North Dakota State’s Amy Anderson are tied for third at 2-under 69.

UNLV junior Demi Mak leads the Rebels after carding a first round score of 2-over 73 and is tied for 22nd.

Other Rebel players: sophomore Dana Finkelstein is tied for 46th at 4-over 75, junior Katerina Prorokova is tied for 96th at 9-over 80 and sophomores Mayko Chwen Wang and Marguerite Swearingen are tied for 114th at 11-over 82.

The tournament will continue with 18 holes on Friday and conclude with another 18 holes on Saturday. Live stats are available courtesy of Golfstat through a link on UNLVRebels.com.

The NCAA West Regional features 24 teams and 126 individuals. The top eight teams and two individuals not on those teams will advance to the national finals, which will be held at Georgia Golf Course in Athens, Ga., May 21-24.