Women's Golf in 16th After Opening Round at UNLV Invitational
March 8, 2010
BOULDER CITY, Nev. -
The Oregon State women's golf team is in 16th place after the first round of play at the UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational. Senior Lauren Archer led the Beavers with a 2-over par 74 on Monday.
"Lauren picked up where she was she left off in California and is hitting the ball very consistently," assistant coach Kailin Downs said. "The way she was hitting the fairways and greens and had she made a few more putts, that score could have easily been under par."
On Monday, the first day of the three-day tournament, teams played 18 holes on at Boulder Creek Golf Club, a par-72, 6,256 yard course.
Overall, the Beavers played well concluding round one with 16-over and a score of 304 at the Boulder Creek Golf Club, which is a par - 72, 6,246-yard course.
"Elyse played really well early on and was actually 1-under on the front nine. Then she shot a 6-over on the back nine. Hopefully she can play like she did on the front nine for all eighteen holes because she was very consistent striking the ball early," Downs said. "Tomorrow we want to re-group, and go back to maintaining how we did today and finishing strong on the back nine."
The Beavers' opening round total of 306 has them 16 strokes over par and 23 behind the leader, UNLV (281).
OSU returns to action Tuesday with its second round tee times at 8:58 a.m. on the back nine.
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