The day got off to a strong start for Texas Tech, with a pair of players leading a strong first nine holes. From 10 years old, primary school student Shannon Tan He got off to a rocky start, using three birdies in the first five holes to record a bogey-free 32.
In the end, Tan sprinkled two bogeys around a pair of birdies and an eagle to end the day at -6, good for a tie for fourth.
second Clare Hoarder He also shot a bogey-free front nine to close out an opening round of 69, while Gala Dumez He finished at two under par with a round of 70.
Strong performances found the Red Raiders tied for third overall at -11.
No. 1 Stanford caught fire late to lead No. 13 USC (-16) by five shots with 267 (-21) team points. Tech sits five shots back at -11, followed by No. 11 Baylor and Sacramento State tied at five under.
Houston (-4), Clemson (-3), Cal Poly (-2) and Kentucky (-1) round out the nine teams.
UNC and UNLV are tied for 10.Th At +3, Green Bay is tied for 12th at +23.
After a slow start, world No. 1 amateur Rose Zhang used four late birdies and an eagle to post a 64 (-8) opening round. Zhang and teammate Sadie Englemann are tied at -8, followed by UC Riverside’s Tiffany Lee at -7.
Tech returns to the second round tomorrow at 11 a.m. (CT) and will face No. 1 Stanford and No. 13 USC.