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Feb. 7, 2016

Katja Pogacar

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PALOS VERDES, Calif. – The Ohio State University women’s golf team teed it up for the first time in 2016, recording a 301 (+17) team total at the 21st annual Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge. Ohio State sits in 11th place with 18 of 54 holes in the books.

COMPLETE RESULTS/LIVE SCORING

Katja Pogacar, slotted at the top of the Buckeye lineup, finished the day there as well. Her 3-over 74 results in a share of 27th place on the overall individual leaderboard. Pogacar dropped in three birdies on the day, matched by junior teammate Jessica Porvasnik. A double bogey on the 13th held Porvasnik a stroke back from Pogacar at 4-over (75) and a earned her a share of 36th place overall.

Rio Watanabe and Jaclyn Lee both carded rounds of 76 (+5). Watanabe capped off a steady Back 9 by going `up and down’ on the final hole. Lee’s scores were `up and down’ throughout as three birdies were met by a pair of double bogeys and a triple bogey. The Buckeye tandem is among a large group of players tied for 42nd place entering Monday’s competition.

Niki Schroeder, playing as an individual, came in at 7-over (78) and is tied for 61st place. Zoe-Beth Brake rounded out the OSU contingency with an 11-over 82 in the opening round.

BUCKEYE RESULTS
11th — Team 301 (+17)
T-27th — Katja Pogacar 74 (+3)
T-36th — Jessica Porvasnik 75 (+4)
T-42nd — Rio Watanabe 76 (+5)
T-42nd — Jaclyn Lee 76 (+5)
T-61st — (I) Niki Schroeder 78 (+7)
T-81st — Zoe-Beth Brake 82 (+11)

Competition continues on Monday (Feb. 8) with tee times off of Hole 1 and Hole 10 starting at 9 a.m. PT/Noon ET.