Chula Vista, Calif.In the first round of the spring season, three Spartan women’s golfers shot par or better and are in the top-10 heading into action on Monday. San Jose State finished the first day with an even-par 288 to finish second, one shot behind UC Irvine at the Aztec Invitational being played on the par-72 Salt Creek Golf Course in Chula Vista, Calif.
Erica Moston led the Spartans with a three-under par 68 to tie for second place, one shot behind leader Hilary Packard of UC Irvine who shot a 67. Moston recorded her eighth round under par and third round in the 60s this season. She had six birdies on her round, the most in one round for her this season.
Katrina Delen-Briones shot her best round of the year with a two-under par 70 and is tied for fourth-place. She had five birdies on the day including four on the back-nine.
Shraddhanjali Singh shot an even-par 72 to tie for 10th place after the round. She shot her second-best round of the season. Singh recorded five birdies on the day.
Other scores for the Spartans included Cristina Corpus who shot a 77 and Madeleine Ziegert who had a 78. Jody Ho, playing as an individual, shot an 81.
San Jose State plays round two of the tournament Monday morning, with the first Spartans teeing off at 8:30 a.m. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com, and a link is available at www.sjsuspartans.com.
1. UC Irvine 287
2. San Jose State 288
3. San Francisco 293
Arkansas-Little Rock 293
5. Nebraska 299
6. UTEP 300
7. East Tennessee State 302
8. Texas Tech 304
San Diego State 304
New Mexico State 304
13. Long Beach State 307
14. Colorado State 308
Sacramento State 308
16. Nevada 314
17. Santa Clara 321
18. Wyoming 331
1. Hillary Packard, UC Irvine 68
2. Erica Moston, San Jose State 69
Danielle Cvitanov, San Francisco 69
4. Katrina Delen-Briones, San Jose State 70
Pang Chanachat, New Mexico State 70
6. Tinna Johannsdottir, San Francisco 71
7. Patty Chawalitmetha, UC Irvine 72
Mallory Fraiche, Arkansas-Little Rock 72
Laura Jansone, East Tennessee State 72
Shraddhanjali Singh, San Jose State 72
JC Stevenson, Nebraska 72
Charlotte Wendner, Nebraska 72
Other San Jose State Scores
T40. Cristina Corpus 77
T53. Madeleine Ziegert 78
T82. Jody Ho 81*
*Competing as an individual.
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