Oct. 27, 2013
LAS VEGAS -- After 18 holes of action, the University of Minnesota women's golf team sits tied for second at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown. The Gophers shot a 290 as a team to finish +2 for the first round, tied with San Diego State and two shots back from tournament leading UNLV.
Minnesota lists three student-athletes in the top 10 after the first round including Sarinee Thitiratanakorn, who shot a -1, 71 in the first round to match her best career round.
Emie Peronnin and Banchalee Theinthong sit one shot back from their teammate after shooting even par, 72s in the first day of competition. The duo is part of a 12-way tie for ninth at the Stallion Mountain Golf Club.
Minnesota continues the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown on Monday and Tuesday.
Gophers Head to Idaho Tourney
Minnesota will take part in the 18-team Coeur d'Alene Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Gophers Finish Ninth at Minnesota Invitational
Muyu Wu led the way with her second career top-20 finish on Tuesday at Prestwick Golf Club.
Three in Top 25 After Day One of Invite
Minnesota sits ninth in the team standings at 2-under-par after 36 holes at the Minnesota Invitational.