Wolf Pack Women's Golf Team 16th After 1st Round

By: Nevada Release Email
By: Nevada Release Email

Led by senior Melanie De Leon, the University of Nevada women's golf team is in 16th place after the first round of the Aztec Spring Invitational, being held Sunday-Tuesday, Feb. 15-17 at the par 72, 6,187-yard Salt Creek Golf Course.

The Wolf Pack carded a 26-over 314 on Sunday and is in 16th place after the first round. UC Irvine leads the 18-team tournament after carding a one-under 287 on Sunday and holds a one-stroke advantage of San Jose State (288). San Francisco and Arkansas-Little Rock are tied for third at five-over 293, while Nebraska rounded out the top five teams at 11-over 299.

De Leon led the Wolf Pack in the first round and is tied for 19th after shooting a two-over 74 in the first round. Freshman Jamie Yam is tied for 53rd at six-over 78, while junior Pamela Abreu carded an eight-over 80 on Sunday and stands in a tie for 74th. Freshman Alex Borcherts and sophomore Ana Patricia de la Maza are both tied for 88th at 10-over 82 to round out the Wolf Pack lineup.

UC Irvine's Hillary Packard took the individual lead in the tournament after carding a four-under 68 on Sunday. She holds a one-stroke lead over a pair of players at three-under 69.

The Aztec Spring Invitational continues on Monday and Tuesday. Tee times start at 7 a.m. Pacific Time on Monday, while Tuesday's final round begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

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