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No. 28 women sit in fifth place after NCAA Lubbock Regional first round

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LUBBOCK, Texas — Behind a 1-under-par round by senior Alexandra White, No. 28 BYU women’s golf sits in fifth place after the first round of the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional on Monday at The Rawls Course.

"I am super proud of Alex (White), Brooklyn (Hocker) and Rose (Huang)," BYU head coach Carrie Roberts said. "We just needed one more score today, but we feel good about the course and our game plan for tomorrow."

The Cougars fired a team score of 297 (+9) on Monday. BYU sits one stroke behind No. 34 Texas Tech and No. 2 UCLA, and is one stroke in front of No. 30 San Diego State. No. 7 Arizona State leads all teams at +5.

White carded a 71 (-1) in the first round of the Lubbock Regional, and is tied for fourth place. The senior was one of six players to shoot under par on Monday, birdying four holes. She also made eagle on the par-5 second hole. White is coming off a first-place finish at the 2017 West Coast Conference Golf Championships.

Rose Huang shot +1 in Monday’s first round and is tied for 12th place. Huang birdied four holes in round one: 7, 9, 11 and 12.

Brooklyn Hocker also finished in the top 20 in day one of the three-day NCAA Regional. Hocker fired a 74 to tie for 16th place.  

Kendra Dalton and Lauren Atkinson rounded out the scoring for the Cougars in day one. Dalton posted a 79 to finish the day in 69th place. The junior ended the first round strong, birdying 17 and 18. Atkinson shot +15 to tie for 93rd on Monday.

BYU women’s golf will continue second round play of the 2017 Lubbock Regional Tuesday at 9 a.m. CDT. Links to live scoring can be found on the BYU women’s schedule page.

The top six teams will continue postseason play at the NCAA Championships on May 19-24.

2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional - May 8, 2017  

The Rawls Course

Place Player Round 1 Total To-Par
T4 Alexandra White 71 71 -1
T12 Rose Huang 73 73 +1
T16 Brooklyn Hocker 74 74 +2
T69 Kendra Dalton 79 79 +7
T93 Lauren Atkinson 87 87 +15
Place Team Round 1 Total To-Par
1 No. 7 Arizona State 293 293 +5
2 No. 47 Oregon 294 294 +6
T3 No. 2 UCLA 296 296 +8
T3 No. 34 Texas Tech 296 296 +8
5 No. 28 BYU 297 297 +9
6 No. 30 San Diego State 298 298 +10
7 No. 23 Oklahoma 299 299 +11
T8 No. 10 Furman 300 300 +12
T8 No. 18 Texas 300 300 +12
10 No. 42 UNLV 301 301 +13
11 No. 50 Iowa State 304 304 +16
12 No. 15 Kent State 305 305 +17
13 Oregon State 306 306 +18
14 Murray State 307 307 +19
15 No. 38 TCU 308 308 +20
16 Georgetown 311 311 +23
17 Richmond 324 324 +36
18 Sacred Heart 340 340 +52