NCAA Women's Golf Regional Day One
May 11, 2012
IRVING, Texas - Conference USA champion No. 31 Tulsa finished day one of the NCAA West Regional as part of a three-way tie for seventh place, while No. 35 Tulane and No. 38 UCF sit in seventh and 10th place, respectively, at the East Regional. East Carolina wrapped up opening round play at the Central Regional.
Tulsa carded a score of nine-over par 297 at the par-72 Colorado National Golf Club.
Tulsa freshman Anna Young turned in the best round for the Hurricane with a one-under par 71 and sits in fourth place after the first 18 holes.
After bogeying her first hole of the day, the par-4 10th hole, Young birdied holes 12, 14 and 17 for her first nine holes to finish even-par on her first nine holes after two more bogeys. Young was one-over par heading into her final two holes of the day before sinking birdie putts on the par-4 eighth hole and par-3 ninth hole.
Tulane junior Maribel Lopez Porras and freshman Gemma Dryburgh each combined for an even-par effort and the 35th-ranked Green Wave carded a 10-over 298 total and sits in seventh place following the opening round of the 2012 NCAA East Regional at the Penn State Blue Course in State College, Penn.
Porras and Dyrburgh are each tied for sixth place.
UCF freshman Monifa Sealy delivered a strong even-par performance in on first day of the NCAA East Regional on the Blue Course at Penn State. The No. 38 Knights are currently 10th overall (+13) and just five shots back from fourth place.
Starting on the first hole of the 6,253 par-72 course, Sealy managed a birdie on both the front and back nine to tie her for sixth place overall in the tournament. The even par performance by the Glencoe, Trinidad and Tobago native is the eighth time she has either been at par or under during a round in her first season on campus.
East Carolina competed during the opening round of the 2012 NCAA Central Regional posting a 41-over par 329 and currently sits in 24th place after 18 holes. The three-day, 54-hole tournament is being played at the par-72, 6,264-yard Scarlet Course and is hosted by Ohio State.