SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Junior Alden Wallace and All-Southeastern Convention freshman Carla Tejedo Mulet fired 1-over par 73s to tempo LSU within the opening spherical of the NCAA Ladies’s Golf Championship on Friday on the Grayhawk Golf Membership’s Raptor Course.
The Tigers posted a staff rating of 8-over par 296 to face in a tie for eighth place within the 24-team discipline. The afternoon wave LSU led off in was wind blown at occasions as a gentle wind of 15 mph out of the southwest usually gusted into the excessive 20s.
“The course performed troublesome with the wind for these within the afternoon,” LSU coach Garrett Runion mentioned. “We sit up for getting again on the market very first thing Saturday when the circumstances are a bit extra favorable and permit ourselves to get extra into rhythm.”
Texas (1-over-289) and Oregon (2-over-290) performed within the morning wave and are the highest two groups. The highest afternoon groups are Stanford and Duke at 3-over 291.
LSU completed the spherical in a tie with Ole Miss. 4 groups are in entrance of this group tied for fourth at 4-over.
Solely 4 golfers broke par with Stanford’s Rachel Heck at 3-under par 69. Kaitlyn Papp of Texas is second at 2-under 70.
Wallace and Mulet are in a bunch at 73 tied for nineteenth place.
Wallace opened with two birdies on her first eight holes earlier than working into some bother on the flip. However she rebounded with a birdie on the par 5 fourth gap, her thirteenth of the day and completed with pars to publish a73.
Mulet had three birdies to publish her 1-over.
Annika Award finalist Ingrid Lindblad confirmed her dedication over the ultimate 9 holes after bogeys on the fifteenth, sixteenth and 18th holes had her at 2 over on the flip. She held that mark by way of her closing 9 holes with 9 pars to complete at 74 and in a tie for thirty eighth, simply 5 pictures off the lead.
Kendall Griffin was LSU’s different counting rating within the play 5, depend 4 format with a 4-over 76. Griffin had a key birdie on the par 5 seventh gap.
LSU tied for the lead in play on the par 5 holes at 5-under par. LSU had 12 birdies on the spherical.
Lindblad performed the par 3s in even par whereas Latanna Stone is tied for the sector lead in play on par 5s at 3 underneath par.
The Tigers are out first Saturday at 5:30 a.m. and eight:30 a.m. once more for Duke and South Carolina. This spherical will begin on the primary gap. All groups will play 54 holes by way of Sunday earlier than the sector is lower to fifteen groups for Monday’s spherical to find out the eight groups that may advance to match play.
LSU Spherical One Totals
TEAM T8 296 +8
Alden Wallace T19 73 +1
Carla Tejedo Mulet T19 73 +1
Ingrid Lindblad T38 74 +2
Kendall Griffin T74 76 +4
Latanna Stone T87 77 +5