Women's Golfers Card Season-Low
March 1, 1999
VALLEJO, Calif. - Kelli Kamimura shot a career-best 67 in the first round of the Bay Area Classic, helping No. 13 Washington to a second place finish after one round of the 36-hole tournament. Pepperdine leads the contest after shooting an opening-round score of 289 at the Blue Rock Springs Golf Couse Monday, three strokes better than Washington (292).
Kamimura, the nation's sixth-ranked player, recorded five birdies en route to a 4-under par effort on the par-71, 5,900-yard track. Elisha Au fired a 74 and is tied for sixth, a single-stoke ahead of Paola Bellotti, who is tied for 10th. Jennifer Stapleton rounded out Washington's scoring with a 76. UW's 18-hole score of 292 is a season-low.
California is in third place, 12 strokes back of Washington. Weber State and Colorado State round out the top-five.
The tournament will continue with 18 holes tomorrow beginning with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.
NCAA Women's Golf Bay Area Classic Blue Rock Springs Golf Course Vallejo, Calif. Par: 71; Yardage: 5,900 FIRST ROUND RESULTS
Team Standings: 1. Pepperdine 289; 2. WASHINGTON 292; 3. California 304; 4. Weber State 306; 5. Colorado Stae 309; 6. San Francisco 314; 7. Nevada 315; 8. San Diego State 317; 9. Washington State 318; 10. Cal State Long Beach 320; 11. Colorado 321; 12. Sacramento State 326; 13. Santa Clara 334; 14. British Columbia 339; 15. Portland 349; 16. Gonzaga 357.
Individual Standings: 1. Kelli Kamimura (UW) 67; 2. Tamie Durdin (Pepp) 69; 3. Jenny Glasgow (Pepp) 71; T4. Nadina Taylor (Pepp), Kami Whitehead (Weber St.) 73.
Other Washington Scores: T6. Elisha Au 74; T10. Paola Bellotti 75; T14. Jennifer Stapleton 76; T29. Andrea Cordova 78.