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Burke Paces WG at NCAA Regional

Hannah Burke sits tied for 10th after day one of the NCAA West Regional.

Hannah Burke sits tied for 10th after day one of the NCAA West Regional.

May 7, 2009

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TEMPE, Ariz. - The Baylor women's golf team carded an 11-over, 299 during the first round of the NCAA West Regional Thursday afternoon in Tempe, Ariz.

The Lady Bears are currently in a six-way tie for 13th place overall after the first 18 holes of play at the ASU Karsten Golf Course. Host-school and No. 1 ranked Arizona State leads all teams after day one as the Sun Devils fired a first-day 273, 15 shots better than the three teams tied for second place. Southern Cal's Belen Mozo is the top individual after firing a 6-under, 66 on Thursday.

Hannah Burke used five birdies to fire a team-best, 2-under, 70 during the first round of play. Burke, a junior from Hertfordshire, England, is currently tied for 10th overall. In Baylor's eight previous NCAA Regional appearances, only two Lady Bears have placed among the top 10 individually.

The shot of the day came by way of Lene Hafsten-Morch. On hole number five, a 464-yard, par-5, Hafsten-Morch chipped in her approach shot from 33 yards out. Hafsten-Morch, a sophomore from Billingstad, Norway, finished the day at 3-over and tied for 57th place on the individual leaderboard.

Baylor freshman Chelsey Cothran carded a 76 during her first collegiate NCAA Regional appearance. Cothran is tied for 67th individually. Morgan Chambers, a sophomore from Purcell, Okla., tallied a 6-over, 78 during Thursday's first round.

Rounding out play for the Lady Bears was sophomore Jordan Rhodes. Rhodes, a sophomore from San Antonio, Texas, finished the day with a 13-over, 85.

t10) Hannah Burke - 70
t54) Lene Hafsten-Morch - 75
t67) Chelsey Cothran - 76
t86) Morgan Chambers - 78
107) Jordan Rhodes - 85

1) Arizona State - 273
t2) Arizona - 288
t2) Texas - 288
t2) Texas A&M - 288
t5) Arkansas - 289
t5) TCU - 289
t5) UC Irvine - 289
t5) Southern California - 289
9) California - 291
t10) University of San Francisco - 294
t10) Pepperdine - 294
12) LSU - 295
t13) Baylor - 299
t13) San Jose State - 299
t13) UNLV - 299
t13) Northern Arizona - 299
t13) Long Beach State - 299
t13) Oregon - 299
19) Colorado - 309
20) Oral Roberts - 312
21) Texas A&M-Corpus Christi - 315



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