AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Coastal Carolina University sophomore Aruka Felgueroso is tied for fifth after the first round of the 2008 NCAA Central Regional, May 8. The three-day, 54-hole tournament is being played at the University of Texas Golf Club (Par 72 - 6,301 yards) in Austin, Texas.
Starting in the first group off No. 10, Felgueroso played the first nine holes in 1-over 37, but rallied on the second nine for three birdies and no bogeys for a 3-under 33 to finish at 2-under 70 for the day. Maria Jose Uribe of UCLA is the opening round leader at 7-under 65, leading the Bruins to the opening round team lead at 5-under 283.
The second round will be played on Fri., May 9, with Felgueroso going off the No. 1 tee to start the afternoon wave. The top eight teams and top two individuals will advance on to the NCAA Championships, May 20-23, 2008, at the University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course in Albuquerque, New Mexico.