VERONA - Wisconsin Badger golfer Gabby Curtis shot five under par 67 to share the individual lead after the first round of the NCAA Women's Golf Regional at University Ridge Monday.
Curtis had five birdies in shooting 32 on the back nine to tie Virginia's Beth Lillie for first place individually.
Stoughton's Becky Klongland shot 73 for the Badgers while Verona's Jessica Reinecke shot 77 for Wisconsin in the first round.
Virginia has the team lead at 279 (-9) with Duke second at 283 (-5).
Wisconsin is sixth with 290 (+2).
The top six teams from the regional advance to the NCAA Women's Golf Tournament in Stillwater, Oklahoma May 18-23.
NCAA WOMEN'S GOLF REGIONAL
University Ridge, Verona, WI
TEAM STANDINGS - FIRST ROUND
1. Virginia 279
2. Duke 283
3. U.S.C. 285
4. Arizona State 288
5. Oregon State 289
6. Wisconsin 290
INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS - FIRST ROUND
T1. Gabby Curtis, WIS 67
T1. Beth Lillie, UVA 67
T3. Nicole Schroeder, OR ST 68
T3. Virginia Elena Carta, DUKE 68
T5. Allisen Corpuz, USC 69
T5. Katharine Patrick, UVA 69
OTHER SCORES :
T26. Lexi Harkins, WIS 73
T76. Aya Johnson, WIS 78
T81. Taylor McCorkle, NDSU 79
T90. Alexis Thomas, NDSU 82
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