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NCAA Championship underway

BY ANDRES FOCIL
NCAA Championship underway

BRYAN, Texas — The 11th-ranked University of Arkansas women’s golf team is ready for first round action at the 2011 NCAA Women’s Golf Championship at the Traditions Golf Course in Bryan, Texas.

The Razorbacks begin action with a 1:25 p.m. tee time off the 10th tee. Sophomore Victoria Vela will be up first for Arkansas followed by redshirt freshman Emma Lavy at 1:36 p.m., senior Corinna Rees at 1:47 p.m. senior Kelli Shean at 1:58 p.m. and freshman Emily Tubert at 2:09 p.m.

Arkansas is paired with Coastal Carolina and UC-Davis for the first two rounds of play.

The golf course, home of the Texas A&M Aggies, is mostly silty clay with 16 water hazards, 96 sand bunkers and 40 acres of rough. In an interesting note, the golf course prepared a fact sheet about Traditions and, among other things, they listed common wildlife on the course. It inlcuded armadillo, beaver, several bird varieties and listed last was….HOGS!

Weather all week has been forecasted as hot and sunny with temps in the mid-90s but today’s afternoon round starts with 81 degrees on the thermometer and 20 mile-per-hour winds. It’s cloudy andn overcast today with 60 percent humidity and a chance for afternoon showers.

Follow all of the tournament action with live stats on the NCAA website at http://www.ncaa.com/content/womens-di-team-leaderboard.



Sports Category : Golf (W)