UNLV Women's Golf In Sixth After First Round

Oct. 21, 2012

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV women’s golf team is alone in sixth place after the first day of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, which is being played at the Stallion Mountain Golf Club (par 72, 6,230 yards). The host Rebels turned in a score of 14-over-par 302 on Sunday.

Four of the top five schools come from the Big Ten conference as Wisconsin and Indiana are tied for the lead at 4-over 292. Minnesota sits in third at 11-over, while Penn State and San Diego State are tied for fourth at 12-over.

Indiana’s Elizabeth Tong leads all individuals at 2-under 70, one shot ahead of Mississippi State’s Ally McDonald. Indiana’s Pamela Burneski, Wisconsin’s Lindsay Danielson and Alexis Nelson and Central Florida’s Carolin Pinegger all tied for third at even par.

Sophomore Dana Finkelstein, who is tied for seventh at 1-over 73, leads UNLV. Fellow sophomore Marguerite Swearingen is tied for 13th at 2-over 74.

Other Rebels competing: Sophomore Mayko Chwen Wang is tied for 40th at 5-over 77, junior Charlotte Brooks is tied for tied 49th at 6-over 78 and junior Demi Mak is tied for 56th at 7-over 79. 

Three Rebels are playing as individual: senior Ellis Keenan is tied for 13th at 2-over 74, freshman Anna Lena Kraemer is tied for 23rd at 3-over 75 and sophomore Katerina Prorokova is tied for 29th at 4-over 76.

The tournament features 18 teams and 96 individuals. Monday’s second round will begin at 7:30 a.m. PT. Live scoring is available off a link at UNLVRebels.com, courtesy of Golfstat.