UCLA women lead Pac-12 Championship

Louise Ridderstrom and the UCLA Bruins played to a lead in the first round of the Pac-12 Championship.

Women's Rankings »

1Alison LeeUCLA  69.96 
2Stephanie MeadowAlabama  70.17 
3Gaby LopezArkansas  70.29 
4Noemi JimenezArizona St  70.31 
5Celine BoutierDuke  70.40 

Women's Team Rankings »

1Southern California 70.64  13 
2UCLA 70.83  12 
3Duke 70.89  11 
4Stanford 71.74  13 
5Arizona State 71.75  12 

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UCLA, the No. 2 team in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, took a slight lead over No. 4 Stanford and No. 10 Arizona in the first round of the Pac-12 Championship.

The Bruins shot a 3-under 285 at the Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis, Ore., just one stroke better than second-place Stanford.

UCLA placed three golfers in a tie for fifth or better – Erynne Lee and Louise Ridderstrom are tied for third at 3-under 69 and Alison Lee is tied for fifth at 2-under 70. Ridderstrom posted a bogey-free round, playing the par 4s at 2 under.

Arizona took third place through the first 18 holes, shooting 1-under 287. No. 7 Washington is fourth at 2-over 290 and No. 6 Arizona State is in fifth at 3 over.

Southern California, the reigning National Champion, is in sixth place at 6-over 294. The Trojans' top player, Annie Park, is tied for fifth.

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