ORU Women's Golf in 21st at NCAA West Regional

ORU Women's Golf in 21st at NCAA West Regional

LINCOLN, Calif. - Oral Roberts opened NCAA West Regional play on Thursday with a 310 and sits in 21st place after one round of play at Lincoln Hills Golf Club.

Pamela Ontiveros enjoyed a strong first day, carding a 73. She's tied with 20 other players in 25th place at 1-over par.

Christy Carter started strong but struggled late. After shooting the first 14 holes at even par, The Summit League champion went three over in the final four holes to finis at plus-3. She enters Friday's second round tied for 47th with nine other players.

Jessica Gibson also struggled over the final six holes, finishing tied for 94th after shooting an 8-over par 80. Gibson was 3-over after 12.

Megan O'Connell is tied for 100th after shooting 10-over par 82, and Sharon McAlpine shot 86 on Thursday, good for 106th place.

Southern Cal leads the team standings after shooting 283, while USC's Paola Moreno holds the individual lead at minus-4.