Jessica Alexander Paces Chants Through Day One at Cal Classic

Coastal is five strokes off the lead


Jessica Alexander

Feb. 25, 2013

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PLEASANTON, Calif. - Jessica Alexander carded an even-par 72 over the first round of the Cal Classic to lead Coastal Carolina to a fifth-place standing at the 36-hole tournament played at the par-72, 6,304-yard Ruby Hill Golf Club.

Alexander is tied for fifth overall in the 60-competitor field. The senior teed off on the back nine and played her first nine holes at 2-under, posting birdies on 13th and 18th holes. She was saddled with an even-par round after bogeys on the par-3 third and sixth holes.

Arizona State, ranked 14th in the latest Golfstat poll, leads the tournament with an 8-over 296. No. 13 Stanford and No. 11 UC Davis are tied for second on the leaderboard with matching 10-over 298 scores. San Diego State is fourth with a 300 (+12) followed by Coastal Carolina's 13-over 301. No 39 California and No. 40 UNLV sit tied for sixth in the 11-team field after turning in 18-hole scores of 302 (+14).

Brittany Henderson posted the Chants' second-lowest score of the day with a 3-over 75, tying for 13th after one day of competition. Henderson carded four birdies on the day, a Chanticleer best, but was hindered by a triple bogey on the par-4, 386-yard first hole.

Newcomer Lena Schaeffner is tied for 17th after turning in a 4-over 76. Schaeffner finished her day with a pair of birdies and was one of only five competitors to score under par on the par-3, 173-yard third hole.

Frida Castillo (78, 28th-t) and Marissa Hinchman (81, 48th-t) rounded out the Chanticleers' scoring.

The Chants tee off on the final round of the Cal Classic on Tuesday starting at 8:30 a.m. PST.

Cal Classic
Ruby Hill Golf Club
Pleasanton, Calif.
Par: 72 - 6,304 yards
Dates: Feb. 25-26

1.	#14 Arizona State	296	+8
2-t.	#13 Stanford	        298	+10
2-t.	#11 UC Davis    	298	+10
4.	San Diego State  	300	+12
5.	Coastal Carolina	301	+13
6-t.	#39 California  	302	+14
6-t.	#40 UNLV        	302	+14
8.	Oregon State     	310	+22
9.	San Jose State   	311	+23
10.	San Francisco   	313	+25
11.	Fresno State    	316	+28

Coastal Carolina Results 5-t. Jessica Alexander 72 E 13-t. Brittany Henderson 75 +3 17-t. Lena Schaeffner 76 +4 28-t. Frida Castillo 78 +6 48-t. Marissa Hinchman 81 +9



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