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Rebels In Second After Day One At Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

Oct. 22, 2017

Round One Results | @UNLVWGolf 

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - UNLV women's golf kicked off its annual home tournament, the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, Sunday afternoon at Boulder Creek Golf Club and finished day one in a tie for second after a season-best 11-under 277 in the first round. 
 
The top performers of the day for the Rebels were freshman Polly Mack and junior Elizabeth Prior, who was playing in her first action this year after a medical issue kept her out for the start of the season. Mack and Prior each shot a 5-under 67 to sit in a tie for third, while senior Mackenzie Raim was the next highest on the leaderboard in a tie for 14th at 2-under.
 
Missouri carded the best team round of the day, a 13-under 275, to lead the tournament heading in to day two. The Tigers' Emma Allen also ended day one atop the leaderboard after shooting a 7-under 65.
 
REBEL OF THE DAY: Elizabeth Prior, a 2016 Mountain West All-Conference Second Team selection, had a stellar junior year debut, shooting a 5-under 67, which was three strokes better than her best single-round score during her sophomore campaign. 

 
COMPLETE REBEL SCORES:
T3rd – Polly Mack, freshman (67—67, -5); Elizabeth Prior, junior (67—67, -5)
T14th – Mackenzie Raim, senior (70—70 -2)
T39th – Cathy Liu, freshman (71—71, -1)*
T39th – Nastasia Kossacky, sophomore (73—73, +1)

; Alyssa Getty, junior (73—73, +1); Texie June Petchel, junior (73—73, +1)*
T70th – Shannon Oh, junior (76—76, +4)*
*Playing individually 

TOP FIVE TEAMS:

1. Missouri (275—275, -13)

2. UNLV (277—277, -11) 
3. San Jose State (278—278, -10)

4. New Mexico (283—283-5)
5. Fresno State (284—284, +12)


REBEL NOTES: 
  • This is the 16th annual Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown
  • The Rebels have won their own tournament twice (in 2004 and a share of the title in 2015) 
  • Last season, UNLV won the Mountain West Championship for the second straight year
  • UNLV has appeared in 15 straight NCAA Regionals 
  • The Rebels have won three conference championships in seven years under head coach Amy Bush-Herzer

NEXT FOR THE REBELS: 
Round two of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown gets underway Monday morning at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start.

-UNLV-

 

 

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