KAPALUA, Maui – Led by junior Kaci McCartan's even-par 72, the Santa Clara women's golf team is tied for fifth place after the first round of the Anuenue Spring Break Classic played on the Bay Course in Kapalua, Maui.
McCartan carded four birdies and was at 2-under through 13 holes before settling for her first even-par round of the year. She ended the first day tied for sixth place with a trio of golfers, just two shots behind co-leaders Grace Na of Pepperdine, Ying Luo from Washington and Betty Chen of UC Davis, who all finished at 2-under 70.
Sophomore Meghan Shain carded a tournament-high 14 first round pars and ended in a tie for 12th place with a 2-over 74, helping the Broncos to a fifth place tie with 49th ranked Colorado at 301. Pepperdine and Washington both scored a 290 to top the team leaderboard, six shots better than San José State and eight strokes ahead of UC Davis.
Second round play gets underway on Tuesday with a shotgun start at 10:45 a.m. (PDT). Live scoring for the tournament is available at www.golfstat.com or click the link provided on the Bronco's website.
Anuenue Spring Break Classic – 1st Round Top 5
T1. Pepperdine 290 (+2)
T1. Washington 290 (+2)
3. San Jose State 296 (+8)
4. UC Davis 298 (+10)
T5. Colorado 301 (+13)
T5. Santa Clara 301 (+13)
Santa Clara 1st Round Individual Results
T6. Kaci McCartan 72 (E)
T12. Meghan Shain 74 (+2)
T21. Monique Riley 75 (+3)
T58. Annie Freman 80 (+8)
T82. Taylor Camany 85 (+13)