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.
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