khaner | Posted: 6 Oct 2014 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Garner and Cougars in 3rd after day one

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LAS CRUCES, New Mexico – Junior Lea Garner finished in third place to lead BYU women’s golf to a tie for third place after day one of the NM State Aggie Invitational.

“We started out slow but picked it up and finished strong,” BYU head coach Carrie Roberts said. “Tomorrow we need to create a better mindset to start and create momentum early.”

BYU shot three-over-par in a three-way-tie for third place with New Mexico State and Grand Canyon. Idaho is in first place at the end of the first day, shooting four-under-par.

Garner shot 69 in the first round, her lowest round of the season, to finish in third place. She is two strokes behind Kaitlyn Oster from Idaho (-5) and three strokes behind Charlotte Jaengkit from Grand Canyon (-6).

“I was able to stay focused the whole round and able to move on if I made a mistake,” Garner said. “The rest of the team also played well, we just have to keep it going and be tough for the next two days.”

Junior Carly Oldroyd joined Garner in the top 20 in a tie for 13th place. Oldroyd shot one-over-par in the first round. Senior Maria Yacaman shot two-over-par and tied for 29th place.

Freshman Kendra Dalton finished in a tie for 40th place, shooting three-over-par. The other freshman, Sierra Harr, shot four-over-par and finished the first day in a tie for 46th place.

Sophomore Brooklyn Anderson Hocker is competing individually in this tournament. She finished the first round in a tie for 46th place, shooting four-over-par.

The Cougars will return to action at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Live stats will be available on the BYU schedule page.

 

NM State Aggie Invitational - Oct. 6, 2014

Place Player Round 1 Total
3 Lea Garner 69 -3
T13 Carly Oldroyd 73 +1
T29 Maria Yacaman 74 +2
T40 Kendra Dalton 75 +3
T46 Sierra Harr 76 +4
T46 Brooklyn Anderson Hocker * 76 +4

*Competed individually

Place Team Round 1 Total
1 Idaho 284 284
2 Washington State 290 290
T3 New Mexico State 291 291
T3 BYU 291 291
T3 Grand Canyon 291 291
T6 Nevada 293 293
T6 CSU Fullerton 293 293
8 Boise State 297 297
T9 North Texas 298 298
T9 Portland State 298 298
T11 Wyoming 302 302
T11 Lamar 302 302
13 UTEP 306 306
14 Utah Valley 309 309

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