Women's Golf
Women's Golf Sixth After First Day at Fresno State Lexus Classic

FRESNO, Calif.   Led by freshman Jamie Yam, the University of Nevada's women's golf team is in sixth place after the first two rounds of the 2009 Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic, being held Monday-Tuesday, Feb. 23-24 at the par 72, 6,262-yard Copper River Country Club.

The Wolf Pack carded rounds of 16-over 304 and 17-over 305 on Monday and is sixth with a two-day total of 33-over 609. San Francisco leads the 13-team Fresno State Lexus Classic at 14-over 590 (297-293). The Dons hold a one-stroke lead over UC Irvine (591), while UC Davis (594), Long Beach State (601) and San Diego State (601) round out the top five teams.

Yam is tied for 13th to lead the Wolf Pack at four-over 148. She turned in rounds of three-over 75 and one-over 73 on Monday. Junior Pamela Abreu stands in a tie for 20th at seven-over 151 (74-77), while senior Melanie De Leon is 28th at nine-over 153 (78-75). Sophomore Lauren Hernandez is tied for 42nd at 13-over 157 (77-80), and freshman Alex Borcherts is tied for 64th (85-83=168).

Santa Clara’s Miki Ueoka leads the individual field at seven-under 137 (68-69) and holds a four-stroke lead over a pair of players at three-under 141.

The Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic concludes on Tuesday with final-round tee times starting at 8 a.m. Pacific Time. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com, while a recap and results from the final round will be available at www.nevadawolfpack.com.