Women's Golf 10th at C-USA Championship

Jaime Ritter made par on eight of her first nine holes.

April 22, 2013

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GULF SHORES, Ala. – The UAB women’s golf team finished the opening round of the Conference USA Women’s Golf Championship in 10th place with a team score of 329.  Jaime Ritter was the low Blazer on the day, firing a five-over par 77 to start the tournament.

With UAB starting on the 10th hole, Ritter made par on eight of her first nine holes to go out with a one-over par 37. On her back nine, Ritter made five pars and four bogeys en route to a opening round 77. She is currently tied for 23rd place.

Caitlin Watts got off to a rough start, scoring a 44 on her opening nine. Watts seemed to get things back on track on her back nine by making a birdie and back-to-back pars on her first three holes. She played her final six holes at four-over par to finish the day with an 83 (+11).

Holly Robinson and Jessica Rouillard finished just behind Watts with scores of 84 and 85, respectively. Amanda Richey was also in the mix for the Blazers with an opening round 87.

As a team, the Blazers are in 10th place with a first round score of 329. Tulane holds a slim, two-stroke lead in the team standings over East Carolina with a score of 291. UCF is in third place with an opening round score of 301.

A pair of ECU golfers, Nico Engstroem Skaug and F. Gustafsson Spang, is tied for first place individually after firing rounds of two-under par 70. Tulane’s Silvia Garces is the only other golfer under par after a round of one-under par 71.

The Championship resumes with 18 holes on Tuesday. UAB will again be starting on the 10th hole and will begin to tee off at 8:35 a.m. CT. Live scoring will be available at golfstat.com.